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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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...