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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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>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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>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 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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