Mike’s saw sharpening

Mike’s saw sharpening

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in Blog, Student Gallery | No Comments

Mike has attended a number of my courses, in April he came on the Saw Sharpening course which is taught by the saw maker Shane Skelton of Skelton Saws. Mike recently emailed me with an update on his saw sharpening activities. It just shows what you can do after some of Shanes expert tuition, so […]

Deborah’s CD cabinet

Deborah’s CD cabinet

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in Student Gallery | No Comments

Deborah has been coming to my afternoon class for about 18 months now, this CD cabinet in maple and masur birch is her latest project.

Nick’s chair, table and stool

Nick’s chair, table and stool

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in Student Gallery | No Comments

This Scandinavian influence set of an arm chair, stool and occasional table was made by Nick, a student on my Thursday evening class.

Phil’s Crockinole table

Phil’s Crockinole table

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Student Gallery | No Comments

After attending one of my beginners four day courses Phil enrolled for my Thursday evening class. This crockinole table was his first project.

Mike’s chair

Mike’s chair

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Student Gallery | No Comments

Mike made this chair on the 2015 chair making course.

Bernard’s table and tray.

Bernard’s table and tray.

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Student Gallery | No Comments

Bernard has been attending my Tuesday evening class for two or three years and has made some good pieces in that time.

Cliff’s side tables

Cliff’s side tables

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Student Gallery | No Comments

Cliff made these table on three days special tuition.

Ray’s oak coffee table

Ray’s oak coffee table

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Student Gallery, Uncategorized | No Comments

This coffee table with an interesting joint arrangement was Ray’s first project on my Tuesday afternoon class

Henry’s puzzle box

Henry’s puzzle box

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Student Gallery | No Comments

Henry actually made this box before he started on my Tuesday evening class, but I thought it was so interesting that I’m showing it here. Based on a box that appeared in the film “The Illusionist” it’s a bit of a puzzle box to open. You have to twist it diagonally to create a heart […]

Jan’s oak table

Jan’s oak table

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Student Gallery | No Comments

Jan made this oak table on my Beginners Make a Table four day course.  He has good reason to look proud of it as he made it almost entirely with hand tools. On this course we cut mortice and tenons both by hand and using a router, but Jan fancied the challenge of doing it […]

Elizabeth’s folding table

Elizabeth’s folding table

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Student Gallery | No Comments

This was Elizabeth’s first project when she started on my afternoon class last year. It’s a table for her daughter to sit at, on the floor, to do her homework. The table folds up when not in use. It’s in oak and walnut, a very pleasing combination. If you like what you’ve read or know […]

Simon’s jewellery and blanket boxes

Simon’s jewellery and blanket boxes

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Student Gallery | No Comments

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Will’s coffee table

Will’s coffee table

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Student Gallery | No Comments

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Work benches

Work benches

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Student Gallery, Uncategorized | No Comments

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