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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 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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>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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>DJ Booth II.

>I’ve been making progress with the Oak DJ Booth, I think I had got as far as making the former, so it was time to form the curved corners. I think the last time I did this kind of work was about 15yrs ago when I was working in the Netherlands fitting out luxury motor […]

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>DJ Booth by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes.

DJ Booth by Norfolk Furniture Maker Mark Rhodes. I had an enquiry about a month ago for a curved DJ Booth, so I’m in the process of making it now and thought I would document the build.  Here is the overall design.. As you can see the corners are curved, and the front and returns […]

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>Oak and Ebony Handrail.

> This is one of the jobs I’ve been promising my wife I would do since before Christmas, now katie (thats my wife) is a bit more pregnant, she was having a bit of trouble getting up and down the stairs. I thought it high time I did something about it. I had time today to […]

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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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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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