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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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House Technique Woodworking

Book Stand – part 3

So, I’m making a book stand… In the beginning of this story, I made a picture of a White Horse. Later, I built a frame for the picture, then I made a tray for books to stand in and a pair of legs for the frame to stand on. Now to put all these things […]

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House Technique Woodworking

Book Stand – part 2

I’m on my way towards making a Book Stand… A while ago I made a picture of the White Horse, in a piece of plywood using a Scroll Saw gifted by my Father-in-Law. This picture was to be turned into a stand for cookery books in the kitchen. So far I have a set of […]

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House Technique Woodworking

Book Stand

So, I’d made a White Horse with a Scroll Saw. Now I needed a use for it. About a year after I had first practiced with the scroll saw, MakeWalkRead said “I could do with a book stand for the kitchen. Something that will hold a big thick cookery book at an angle, keep it […]

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House Technique Woodworking

Scroll Saw

What to do when you’re given a new toy to play with… Father-in-Law has a well-stocked workshop. He keeps his kit in excellent working order, and continues to look for ever better tools to work with. This means that every now and then, he has spares that are otherwise redundant. Would I like any of […]