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Table Woodworking

The Boy’s Desk

My son’s room has been the scene of many projects over the years… As he has grown, so the things in the room have needed to grow around him. This has included the room itself, which used to be smaller, and somehow, mostly thanks to a lump hammer, gained an extra 20% of floorspace. I […]

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Bookshelf Woodworking

Where to begin – part 2

I shall continue with my first big, indoor project. In Part 1 I had decided to build a shelf unit against a wall in our end-room, next to a nice new wood stove. by the end of Part 1 I had produced a plan for the unit, bought the wood, cut slots for the biscuit […]

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Bookshelf Woodworking

Where to begin?

I shall start with my first big, indoor project. Our end-room was defined by a nice parquet floor and a horrible gas fire. Fi decided that the fire had to go, and a wood stove came in in its place. We needed something to fill the wall alongside the woodstove, that would be homely and […]

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My First Blog Post

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. These things have to start somewhere. Anyway, please bear with me while I get this new blog going, and stay tuned for more sensible posts in the near future. Subscribe below to get notified when I […]

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Introducing Myself

I find Messing About With Wood is a good way to unwind after a hard day’s typing at a keyboard… When I was 22 and at University, my father gave me a drill as a Christmas present. At the time I didn’t have anything to drill holes in, but I understood his present totally. He […]