timber framing

This morning I took my German friends to the airport at 5.30am after a most wonderful and inspirational 2 weeks. Michail and Hannes helped me to build a new timber framed wood store, the process was a real eye opener. Timber framing involves hard and skilled manual work, an eye for beauty but also a […]

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a green oak bridge

Its been a hectic few weeks with courses at weekends and lots of work during the week and not much time for posting photos. Anyway this is the bridge I started back in May and now finally finished. I seem to have mislaid the other photos I took on the last day but will post […]

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a spooncarving course

Nicola has just finished a video of the spooncarving course we did at Chopwell woods, it’s up on youtube here, you can see we had fun. And for those that enjoy bushcrafty type things I recently discovered a chap on youtube from Sweden who has some lovely down to earth videos. His name is Fredrik […]

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Bowl finds a good home

I always love to see photos of my bowls and plates in use and to hear from folk that enjoy using them. A couple of weeks ago I had a visit at the workshop from a regular Blog corespondent “Miss Rika”. When folk can see where the bowls are made and choose the one that […]

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Copper boat nails

I started using traditional copper boat nails in my woodwork a couple of years ago, they make an incredibly strong fixing, look great and age beautifully. Since then the price of copper has gone up enormously resulting in the nails doubling in price. I use quite a lot of them when building a bridge and […]

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