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Mr Ed on the decks (now with added sunshine)

October 3, 2009


Well just the one deck actually, but I liked the sound of it. So the first of the two decks that have been promised for many years is now complete. My timing is a bit off because the ‘summer’ has just finished so they will have to wait until the spring to be enjoyed, but […]

Occasionally Tables

June 18, 2009


Well quite often tables in my case – it seems to be something I make a lot of. These Oak tables were made in a group of 6 to take some advantage of batch production. Interestingly the tops and stretcher rails are made from recycled library shelves given to me by a friend, who received […]

Pick a wood, any wood

June 7, 2009


Heres a set of wood samples I just prepared, so I have a talking point about timber selection, should I convince someone to commission some furniture from me. For those who care (and I fully accept that may only be me) the woods are (starting at 12 O’Clock) Maple, Birch ply, Douglas Fir, Tulipwood, Lime, […]

A Welshman and a Yorkshireman go into a pub…

June 6, 2009


                        These 2 chaps were carved to amuse myself on 2 different trips away. The Welshman on the left was carved in Trawsfyndd last Easter and the Yorkshireman on the right was carved on the beach at Filey last summer. Nowadays they stand as sentinels in alcoves on either side of the fireplace, where they’ve […]