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Oak Front Door by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.

> Oak front door by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes. The brief was simple…we want a solid Oak front door. Now this might seem simple at first, couple of stiles, bottom rail, top rail, a few panels, easy yes? Well what my clients wanted wasn’t to be your bog standard frame and panel door, oh […]

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Brown Oak Coffee Table by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.

Brown Oak Coffee Table by Norfolk furniture Maker Mark Rhodes. Now where were we, thats right, Resin… Mix 5-1 and pour. All done. I stood over this and burst the air bubbles when they appeared, then re-poured to fill the voids to excess. Wait 24hrs and then sand, starting with 40g Brilliant Then up to […]

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>Brown Oak Coffee Table II.

>Okay didn’t get much done on this yesterday because of the power cut, but a bit more progress today.. Started off by running the legs past my spindle/shaper, and knocking the corners off to a 1/2″ radius. This is one of the legs in profile, I still wanted to retain the square chunky look so […]

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>Sycamore Cabinet.

>I wasn’t going to post this until after the coffee table was completed, but I have only just got power back on after the storm last night, so today has been a bit of a right off. Anyway.. this little cabinet is in my bedroom where there used to be an open fire, I don’t […]

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>Brown Oak Coffee Table.

>OK I thought I would start on my much needed coffee table, as my living room looks a bit stark without one at present, and we are using the floor to rest cups on (its only a matter of time before I spill coffee/tea on my new carpets). The timber for this table I have […]

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>Painted Bookcases.

>Painted Bookcases   Happy new year to all…Hope you had a good un?  As they say around these parts. These were the last job before the Christmas holidays, they are constructed entirely from Moisture Resistant MDF. Which I find to be a much higher quality board than the normal MDF that you would find available, […]

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>My house.

>I thought I owed you all an explanation for the lack of blog posts. Well the reason I haven’t been blogging for the past few months is simply house renovation, if there is an activity that can consume all the available time that you have, then this is it! I bought my house at a […]

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>Timber Haul.

>   What you are seeing here, is a start to my bulk buying timber that requires seasoning. One of my friends owns a saw mill that cuts up logs for things like pallets, potato crates, and construction beams. Now some of the logs are unsuitable for this, being too knotty and or some rot. But […]

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>Hammer A3 41 review.

>Hammer A3-41 Review Sorry for the rather long gap between postings, what with one thing and another, time has been very tight lately. But I have my whole house to furnish soon, starting with my kitchen. Anyway here is a short review of my new A3-41 planer thicknesser,  Ordered this machine in July, it was […]

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Bookcase

Bookcase.   Just got this bookcase  finished today for a client in sheringham, it made a nice change to just get my teeth into a job and get it done, and not worry about fitting it between walls.  It’s now in its new home the clients Conservatory, it blends in very well with the decor, […]

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