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DIY Garden House Technique Woodworking

My First Year

I began this blog a year ago. Happy Birthday Messing About With Wood! On the 29th December 2019 I signed up to WordPress, with the idea of documenting my efforts with chisels, saws and drills. I didn’t really have any intention for the blog. It would be little more than a personal record, I could […]

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Cabinet Garden Table Woodworking

Cold Frame – part 3

The Cold Frame is coming together. I have the window frames for the top, and base and legs for the bottom. Now I need to build the middle. The size of the frame’s box is set by the size of the window frames, and the angle at which these will sit. It’s time to get […]

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Garden Table Woodworking

Cold Frame – part 2

So, I was working an a new cold frame, made out of the old cold frame, which was made out of an old shed. In the previous post I made a plan, then measured and cut lengths of wood for some new window frames. Now to get out the router. I need to give the […]

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Garden Woodworking

Cold Frame

There is something very satisfying in salvaging wood, and seeing it go into new things. As I was saying in the previous post, in 2006 I tried to move a shed from outside our kitchen to a new location at the bottom of the garden. We were working on remodelling our kitchen, which included adding […]

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Garden Woodworking

Shed Fettling

Most of the woodworking that goes on in the garden involves fettling and fixing things that have deteriorated. I do have a nice big garden creation to write about, and will do that next post. Before I get there though, I will tell this story as a preamble. In 2006, I tried to move an […]