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Ash Bedroom

Ash Bedroom Just finished the last piece for the ash bedroom suite, here’s a few pictures of the desk in the workshop ready to be loaded and delivered. ┬áLuckily I will have Luke with me today, because this desk weighs rather a lot, and it’s going upstairs. I decided against bracket feet in the end, […]

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Kneehole Desk

Kneehole desk This is one of two desks that I have to make, I’m doing this one first as the other was ordered at a later date. It will be made from English White Ash to match the two wardrobes I recently made. Onto the timber I selected for the top, this needs to finish […]

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>Small bookcase and window seat.

>This pair are pretty much finished, bit more to do on the window seat, and just a couple of coats of hard wax oil. Next time you see them they will be fitted, and I will update then. No wip pic’s, as they are pretty straightforward. Wall hung book shelves in European ash, cornice/crown moulding […]

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>Oak ledged and braced doors finished.

>Just got these fitted today, clients were very happy, and they have something that cannot be bought off the shelf. Rear of the door showing the continuous brace, only available when you buy custom made. It was also a good opportunity to take some finished pic’s of the wardrobes and cabinets I made for them […]

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>Sycamore wardrobes Finished

>Just fitted these today, the clients father and mother were very pleased. The young client wanted to paint them…oh well cant please them all the time. Thanks for looking, have a great weekend guys.

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>Oak ledged and braced doors

>I’ve been meaning to get these finished for a couple of weeks, but have been tied up on the wardrobe job. These are going to look very traditional, and the oak is stunning. Starting with a pile of machined timber…  Then apply the ledges and braces Then nail, I’m using hand-made looking nails for this(that […]

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>Sycamore wardrobes

>I’m sure its getting a bit boring seeing all these wardrobes I’m making at the moment, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel. I have a couple of nicer(to make) pieces soon, a knee-hole desk with nine drawers, and a little shelf unit. Anyway here’s a few progress shots of the large sycamore […]

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Festool Carvex Review.

Festool Carvex Review. I’ve had a fairly good play with the carvex to form an opinion now, and this will be my review. First off let me tell you that it comes in a sys 1, and what you get in the box. The carvex itself and the cord, you get the dust extraction tube […]

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Festool New Toys…

Festool New Toys. I’ve been looking for a quicker and cleaner way to sand all my face timbers for some time, and with out splashing out on a decent wide belt sander I decided to take a look at the festool route. I consulted the gods at woodworkuk, Plus I checked out Paul-Marcel’s site and […]

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>Timber Store.

>I recently bought a house, and one of the things that got left behind was a 16’x8′ shed/garage. I’ve decided that it will make a good temporary timber store, and if it lasts me a couple of years I will be happy. I was going to buy a shipping container for this purpose, but when […]

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