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.

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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 .

11/2/17

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.

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

1/1/17

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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23/12/16

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.

7/12/16

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 !