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Roubo Workbench.

So I decided to jump on the Split top Roubo workbench buzz, I’m fortunate to have timber left over after large jobs that I put to one side and save up until there is enough to make something with.  So after about ten jobs and five years I finally had enough timber to make a […]

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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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>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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>Brown Oak Coffee Table II.

>Okay didn’t get much done on this yesterday because of the power cut, but a bit more progress today.. Started off by running the legs past my spindle/shaper, and knocking the corners off to a 1/2″ radius. This is one of the legs in profile, I still wanted to retain the square chunky look so […]

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>Sycamore Cabinet.

>I wasn’t going to post this until after the coffee table was completed, but I have only just got power back on after the storm last night, so today has been a bit of a right off. Anyway.. this little cabinet is in my bedroom where there used to be an open fire, I don’t […]

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>Brown Oak Coffee Table.

>OK I thought I would start on my much needed coffee table, as my living room looks a bit stark without one at present, and we are using the floor to rest cups on (its only a matter of time before I spill coffee/tea on my new carpets). The timber for this table I have […]

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>My house.

>I thought I owed you all an explanation for the lack of blog posts. Well the reason I haven’t been blogging for the past few months is simply house renovation, if there is an activity that can consume all the available time that you have, then this is it! I bought my house at a […]

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>Timber Haul.

>   What you are seeing here, is a start to my bulk buying timber that requires seasoning. One of my friends owns a saw mill that cuts up logs for things like pallets, potato crates, and construction beams. Now some of the logs are unsuitable for this, being too knotty and or some rot. But […]

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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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