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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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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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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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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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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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Lie Nielsen Small Bronze Spokeshave Review

Lie Nielsen Small Bronze Spokeshave Review. This will mark the first blog post on my new website (I hope you like it). I purchased both the flat and the curved base spokeshaves directly from Lie Nielsen, I now prefer to deal direct with Lie Nielsen rather than one of their distributers over here in England. […]

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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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