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Goodbye Iceland.

It’s a shame, really, but I’m moving my blog back to WordPress with all its adverts because I don’t blog enough to justify the cost of my own server and site. From the end of the month I will be … Continue reading

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New box built.

My latest piece of woodwork, a box with hidden compartments. It’s mainly American white oak with English yew bands and a bit of Sumach decoration. The pins are all walnut. It’s loosely based on a Japanese toolbox and old ammo … Continue reading

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Side table in oak with holly and ebony inlay

I have been working on this table for quite a while now and finally, after ages getting the legs “just right”, I got around the doing the inlay I had been planning over the Christmas period. Because it’s all done … Continue reading

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A difficult thing…

Making geometrical objects by hand is always difficult. The eye is a very accurate organ and we can always detect when things are a little “wonky”. All handmade objects are a little wonky and that’s what makes them pleasing to … Continue reading

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A simple thing

A small tray/ plate, just about a foot across, carved from a piece of tiger oak. I saw a few online that were made by a a japanese guy for sushi and I liked the look of them, very basic. … Continue reading

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New folding knife

I have just finished making a folding knife, my first. I didn’t make all the bits, I ordered some off the web and put it all together with a bit of enamelling and some woodwork with a thought to selling … Continue reading

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Tallboy in oak, finished

Finally finished my corner unit tallboy. This is it finished, at last.. I did a bit of carving as I said last post and decided to paint it… The top is inlaid with some plum wood and walnut and the … Continue reading

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Tallboy, in oak.

It’s a while since I blogged, I’ve been busy this year cutting up large pieces of wood into smaller pieces. It’s a hobby. I’ve stretched myself this project and am making a tallboy. It has almost 100 pieces of wood … Continue reading

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Bye bye Facebook… it’s been mediocre.

Well, the FB police got me and told me I’d have to submit some proof of existence before I could continue to post/visit FB. I did think about it for a while, but not long. That’s no reflection on my … Continue reading

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Marketplace … 3 texture sets.

I finally got around to putting some more stuff on Marketplace. I’ve been meaning to for a long time, but you know how it is…. Anyway, three sets of textures in Copy/Mod format for those that would like them and … Continue reading

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