News !


Feb 2018

TV/media unit, made in 2inch solid English oak with exposed hand-cut dovetails.

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Jan 2018

Industrial style table made from the old joist timbers,  for a renovated house overlooking Morecambe bay .

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Dec 2017

Large farmhouse style table with reclaimed 3 plank top made with 19th century pine boards on a square stop chamfer leg, delivered unfinished as requested to a house near Keswick.


As promised,

made Oct -Dec 2017 a large Library bookcase with central desk made in English oak.





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Over the last few weeks I have been working on a very big bookcase made in English oak photo`s will show its progress soon.


Hello again ! I have been really busy over the last few months . There has been plenty of furniture restoration going on as well as cabinetmaking – for example this early 19th century chest of drawers


DSC_0569As you can see three of the bracket feet were missing but at least I had one to copy!

DSC_0575Once I had cut out the shaped fronts in reclaimed 19th century mahogany (matched to the original) I could then glue block the feet together, exactly as they would have been back when it was made.DSC_0582Once the feet were fixed I then replaced missing mouldingsDSC_0585DSC_0588All new parts were then colour matched to the original and polished where necessary .


Hi here are the promised photos of the brown oak coffee table. It has now been delivered and looks stunning in its new home !

Kiln dried brown oak was used throughout from a storm felled tree near Witherslack. Handmade using traditional methods to the clients dimensions.

Jointing oak boards for the top
Glueing up the top
Ends of the top were trimmed and jointed
Jointed end ready for cleat
Hand cutting tenons for the underframe
Angled mortise for leg rails
Underframe ends prior to gluing
The top was oiled which really enhanced the grain
The finished coffee table


A very Happy New Year to everyone !

I will be back in the workshop on Tuesday and will  be starting work on a coffee table commission in local brown oak. Photos to follow…..

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Ready for Christmas now ! got this 8ft x 3ft solid oak dining table finished and delivered , a happy customer set up for Christmas dinner ! The table was handmade in kiln dried  oak with square tapering legs and cleat ended top.


Just finished a very busy and successful Christmas market in my showroom. Here are some photo`s of how it looked before it started on Friday .

Great to see so many people there and sell so many things !