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||Marquetry Treasure Box series II||10-10-2015 08:53 AM|
|commented on||Vancouver Island Woodworkers Guild 2015 show||10-06-2015 04:51 PM|
|commented on||Shop storage upgrade #1: 10 drawers||10-06-2015 07:34 AM|
|commented on||Portraid scrollingmom inspired||10-06-2015 07:32 AM|
|commented on||Shop made tools #5: Center Finder||10-05-2015 02:15 PM|
|commented on||OFF CUT PLATTER||10-04-2015 09:04 AM|
|commented on||DOUBLE NATURAL EDGES||09-30-2015 08:59 AM|
|commented on||"Reject Walnut"||09-29-2015 07:47 AM|
|commented on||Marquetry School #2: School's Out, a Learning Experience (good)||09-28-2015 08:34 AM|
|commented on||Marquetry School #1: First Students Tomorrow||09-21-2015 08:48 AM|
|commented on||BLACK & BLING||09-20-2015 10:02 PM|
|commented on||Family Portraits ..... or Cutting My Wife's Hair with the Chevalet||09-16-2015 07:47 AM|
|commented on||TERRACE RIDGE||09-11-2015 10:40 AM|
|commented on||Cedar Strip Canoe||09-08-2015 08:11 AM|
|commented on||Australian Rosewood and Mallee Burl||09-06-2015 12:48 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...