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||1937 Wolsely car from the TV series Foyle's War. and how I Modeled it.||02-07-2016 09:58 AM|
|commented on||KIDA||02-06-2016 09:37 AM|
|commented on||Tool chest||02-05-2016 09:36 AM|
|commented on||Paint box for my daughters artist area.||02-01-2016 09:21 AM|
|commented on||Shop Organizers||01-16-2016 09:15 AM|
|commented on||Twin_s inspired&pallet||01-13-2016 08:56 AM|
|commented on||"Overflow" The first time I've given a box a name!||01-08-2016 10:44 PM|
|commented on||THE BIG GUN 2||01-07-2016 08:54 AM|
|commented on||Christmas Presents Larger Boxes (4)||01-02-2016 10:00 AM|
|commented on||Jewelry box #10: jewelry box #10||01-01-2016 10:26 AM|
|commented on||Louis XIV Marquetry Bird||12-31-2015 07:56 PM|
|commented on||A Pair of Custom Brass Backed Saws||12-29-2015 09:35 AM|
|commented on||Some New Boxes w/ Brass||12-29-2015 09:32 AM|
|commented on||Boxguy Makes A Splineless Decision||12-29-2015 09:29 AM|
|commented on||Building miniature ebony and rosewood boxes||12-26-2015 10:54 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...