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||Wooden case with marquetry||01-29-2015 10:50 PM|
|commented on||BENCH HOLDFASTS AND DOG HOLES (VIDEO)||01-29-2015 09:19 AM|
|commented on||Wimshurst project #2||01-26-2015 09:32 AM|
|commented on||BOX CLAMP VER.2||01-19-2015 08:54 AM|
|commented on||A Gift From kiefer||01-18-2015 10:18 PM|
|commented on||jeweler cabinet||01-17-2015 11:08 PM|
|commented on||Poop Stoop||01-17-2015 10:03 AM|
|commented on||Morris Chair #1: Project of no return.||01-13-2015 02:44 PM|
|commented on||Morris Chair #1: Project of no return.||01-11-2015 06:14 PM|
|commented on||OK, The French Veneer (at last) #12: Bump-out Verticals||01-11-2015 09:38 AM|
|commented on||OK, The French Veneer (at last) #11: Mounting the end motifs||12-31-2014 08:13 PM|
|replied on||Self Serve Bar at Christmas Dinner||12-27-2014 05:18 PM|
|commented on||Grooving planes||12-26-2014 09:24 AM|
|commented on||Calendar gift||12-20-2014 05:51 PM|
|commented on||OK, The French Veneer (at last) #10: Ten days of cutting .... but the end motifs are done||12-17-2014 09:34 AM|
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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...