This is my first attempt at blogging but I thought people might be interested in the approach I took. Getting hold of consistently dimensioned timber for making boxes has always been a challenge, especially when small thicknesses are required a...
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Location: North Yorkshire
We moved to our new home in October 2013 after many happy years in Essex. Downsizing and the need to get a properly organised workshop were some of the reasons for our move. I have spent a lot of the time since our move organising the new shop and am now ready to start some real work!
I am a self taught maker using hand tools as much as possible but also some power tools where it helps.
I have a long list of To Dos to get through including a chevalet!
-- It always looks better when it's finished!
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|commented on||COMPONENT BOX||02-26-2017 05:07 PM|
|commented on||• Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #1: Getting the Jump on Lent||02-14-2017 12:02 PM|
|commented on||A Gentleman's Workbench.||02-14-2017 09:55 AM|
|commented on||FRENCH PASTERY ROLLING PIN||02-04-2017 09:48 AM|
|commented on||"Wooden tile" wooden carved box (2017)||02-01-2017 09:09 AM|
|commented on||Lap Desk||01-24-2017 09:11 AM|
|commented on||Nature's Apothecary||01-24-2017 09:08 AM|
|commented on||Matthies V2 Leg Vise build||01-22-2017 03:06 PM|
|commented on||Twin Dragonscale Drawknives||01-15-2017 09:57 AM|
|commented on||Toddlers Rocking Pony Horse Wood Toy||12-23-2016 09:33 AM|
|commented on||I've Got Swallows in my Rafters||12-23-2016 09:30 AM|
|commented on||bench top cam clamps||12-21-2016 07:17 PM|
|commented on||Small cigar box with locking mechanism||12-21-2016 01:56 PM|
|commented on||Carving Inspiration||12-12-2016 09:37 AM|
|commented on||Museum tools back to life #2: Hook tools for pole lathe - blog||12-06-2016 09:24 PM|
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For all those who have an interest, BBC Four aired a programme last night on the life and work of Grinling Gibbons the renowned 17th Century carver. The programme is available to watch on BBC iPlayer via this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b...
Not quite certain if this is the place to put this, but here goes. The BBC is running a series of documentaries about famous English furniture makers and carvers. The first programme in the series about Thomas Chippendale was shown last night (Jan...