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>DJ Booth by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.

Oak DJ Booth by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes. Got this finished today, and it took about 2hrs to fit.  Heres some finished pictures… I’ve enjoyed making this one, and can see me making more curved work in the future.  The Client was very happy, and wrote the following testimonial… Quality workmanship and Amazing carpentry […]

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>Oak DJ Booth by Norfolk furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.

Oak DJ Booth made by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes. This piece is all finished in the workshop now, I’m fitting it tomorrow and will update with finished pictures then. But for now I have filled in the middle section,  made the two end returns, and polished it with several coats of Hard Wax Oil. […]

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>It’s Not Always About Woodwork.

>   Where my workshop is on our farm, we always get a lot of the scrap metal lads turning up asking if we have any scrap metal.  Well, on Saturday they turned up asking if we had any, we didn’t, but I noticed a cast iron fireplace on the back of their truck and asked […]

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>DJ Booth II.

>I’ve been making progress with the Oak DJ Booth, I think I had got as far as making the former, so it was time to form the curved corners. I think the last time I did this kind of work was about 15yrs ago when I was working in the Netherlands fitting out luxury motor […]

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>DJ Booth by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.

DJ Booth by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes. I had an enquiry about a month ago for a curved DJ Booth, so I’m in the process of making it now and thought I would document the build.  Here is the overall design.. As you can see the corners are curved, and the front and returns […]

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Makers Marks.

Makers Marks For a while now I have been asked by quite a few of my clients if I would sign my work, If the work is a free standing piece I normally write or carve my name somewhere discreet. But I gave some thought to a brass Make’s Mark about a month ago, with […]

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Bathroom Cabinets and other recent Furniture.

Bathroom cabinets. Its been a while, I seem to be writing again…But here are a few recently finished pieces. A small bathroom cabinet in Sycamore and Golden Madrone, with a dovetailed case.  The Golden Madrone really is a nice contrast to the Sycamore, and the simple turned knobs that are made from spalted Sycamore compliment […]

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>Oak and Ebony Handrail.

> This is one of the jobs I’ve been promising my wife I would do since before Christmas, now katie (thats my wife) is a bit more pregnant, she was having a bit of trouble getting up and down the stairs. I thought it high time I did something about it. I had time today to […]

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>Alcove Bookcases by Norfolk furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.

>Alcove Bookcases by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes. I just got these fitted bookcases finished yesterday, no fitting pictures because I forgot…. But these were quite straightforward, with the openings level and straight with minimal scribing to do. They are predominantly made from moisture resistant MDF, with the shelves, doors, and bottom face frames made […]

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Oak Front Door Finished.

Oak Front Door, by Norfolk Cabinet maker Mark Rhodes. As promised, some finished pictures…. The clients were over the moon, and have recommended me to their friends From the inside, here you can see the large sliding dovetailed bearers that will hold the door flat with  seasonal changes. A closer view. This was relatively easy […]

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