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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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>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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>It’s Not Always About Woodwork.

>   Where my workshop is on our farm, we always get a lot of the scrap metal lads turning up asking if we have any scrap metal.  Well, on Saturday they turned up asking if we had any, we didn’t, but I noticed a cast iron fireplace on the back of their truck and asked […]

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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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Makers Marks.

Makers Marks For a while now I have been asked by quite a few of my clients if I would sign my work, If the work is a free standing piece I normally write or carve my name somewhere discreet. But I gave some thought to a brass Make’s Mark about a month ago, with […]

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