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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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Oak Floating Shelves.

Oak Floating Shelves by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.   Myself and my wife both do not like wall cabinets in a kitchen and feel they close a room down, however they do provide storage which is essential in a kitchen.   My solution to this problem is Oak floating shelves, they provide storage, that […]

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Oak Bookcase.

Oak Bookcase by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.   This Oak bookcase has been keeping me busy for the last week or so, it was fairly straight forward except the middle section.  Which needed to have either a scribed joint, or a masons mitre, I opted for a hand-cut scribed joint, as the carcass could […]

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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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>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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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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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.  Luckily 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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