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Ripple Olive Ash

So last year at about this time a client of mine asked about the possibility of having some furniture made from a tree on their property, I went through the pros and cons with them and it it was decided that the tree would be felled by a tree surgeon as it was leaning dangerously […]

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Beech Bar Stools.

I made this pair of Bar Stools for a close friend, he asked for something organic for his ultra modern kitchen. The asymmetrical base goes with the modern feel to his kitchen island, and the wet dripping gives them an organic look. The bases were joined with mortise and tenons, and all flat surfaces were […]

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Table and chairs

Wow has it really been four years, since I updated my blog. Thought I would start on a project that is one of my favourites, a large Oak table and chair set. This was a great project to get my teeth into, and the clients let me have free reign to make them something special. […]

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Childs Four Poster Bed

Childs Four Poster Bed by Norfolk Cabinet Maker Mark Rhodes.   My Child to be exact, I normally get the odd day between jobs where I usually tidy the workshop and do all the tasks that are required when running a small shop.  So I thought I would make a start on my own daughters’ […]

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Four Poster Canopy Bed

Four poster canopy bed by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes   Well I have been very busy of late, so busy I have let this blog slip a bit.  But thought I would share this Sycamore four poster canopy bed I have just made for a client in Reedham.  There are some work in progress […]

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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 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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Dovetails

Dovetails by Norfolk Cabinet Maker Mark Rhodes.   This isn’t a how to cut dovetails, but just how I cut dovetails. I still like to be able to say to my clients that all dovetails are cut by hand, and for 99% of the steps that is still very much true. However I have no wish […]

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Oak Fire Surround.

Oak fire surround. Just thought I’d show you the finished pic’s of the fire surround I made a couple of weeks ago, there was a bit of a delay with the slate, and the woodburner the clients ordered only came in yesterday. Anyway here it is. Clients were very happy and have ordered more work. […]

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Chunky Side Tables

Chunky side tables. Made a start on the four breadboard ends for the top’s today, these are for some small but chunky side tables I’m doing this week. Here is the process in full.. First I need to mark where the shoulder line will fall, I do this with a marking knife(home made), but it […]

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