I remember living out on my smallholding and dreaming a little house for myself. Back in those days, the dream was to build a small cottage with a classic staircase. The idea was to build the house so that I could build a staircase. Not put the...
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Location: South Africa
Funny....I could write a long story....but the older I get the less I have to say. Perhaps my work can say it more clearly.
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|commented on||My very first chair to match my cow table.||01-04-2015 09:34 AM|
|commented on||Hooded Woman Japanese Style Rebate Plane.||01-02-2015 08:18 AM|
|commented on||Sign for the front of the Lane||12-31-2014 04:43 AM|
|commented on||Downhill Hobbit||12-31-2014 04:39 AM|
|commented on||Where to begin...||11-24-2014 03:37 AM|
|commented on||Norris Style No. 6 Smoothing Plane||05-29-2014 03:40 AM|
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|commented on||Does there ever come a time when we quit making mistakes?||05-28-2014 04:30 AM|
|commented on||Sharpening jig||05-26-2014 06:50 PM|
|commented on||My first project in a wheelchair!||05-26-2014 03:47 PM|
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Whilst doing the joinery on a recent project, I noticed something by accident which struck me after so many years. With mallet in one hand and chisel in the other, I was moving the chisel to the line I needed to trim. The bottoms of my chisels a...
A while back I mentioned a commission for a circular plough plane similar to the Falconer plane. The client wanted it to look as close as possible to the original. Now research only brought 5 photographs to light and armed with these, I had to s...
The toolmaking part of my life comes in fits and starts. Over the last year I have built 3 planes for a client and it was a pleasure and an experience. Last week, yes Div, believe it or not, I finished an oak postbox for a client and really en...