At last I have been given the go ahead by the client to manufacture the oak table. This is the sketchup drawing I did about 9months ago It was indicitive and not a final design. This was accepted along with the quote, but put on hold until ...
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Location: Neilston, Scotland
I am a joiner/carpenter from Dornoch, North Scotland. I now live in Neilston with my wife and 2 daughters. I run a small joinery business. Currently building a new shop in my back yard and really looking forward do being able to do more "proper" carpentry again!
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For the project I am currently working on, I required a perfect curve for the front of a desk and for two shelves. Because the top material is Melamine Faced Chipboard, I decided to strengthen this by using construction grade ply. This gave me a g...
In a recent forum topic I asked for help on curving a desk front. A suggestion came from Kent Shepherd to try water or steam bending. I have to say that I instantly dismissed this idea, more through fear of the unknown than anything else!Well, I t...
I wanted to make a tongue drum for a friend who is a musician. I wasn’t too bothered about the tuning etc, I just wanted to try out something new. He could use it as a paper weight if nothing else!! The problem is it is barely audible. The c...
I was given a bundle of strip oak by a friend. He dismantled an old whiskey cask and was going to give it to someone else for burning in their stove! When he told me this my face must have changed colour rapidly or something because he asked quick...