Category Archives: Favourite images

How to articulate your block

‘So what is it?’ you say…. This image shows off the pleasing quarter cut laminated European Beech end-grain off to a tee. This is a noble wood, one with well known qualities – hardness, stability, very even tone and pleasing … Continue reading

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Doing the ‘Mess Around’.

This is a first for us – A much appreciated and long suffering young member of the troupe has brought this 15m bar top up a right peach. Henry is a wild mixture – Maltese Irish to the core. He … Continue reading

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Pif, Paf, Pof, done. Easier than an Ikea piece any day of the week, I’ll put money on it.

Apologies – I know we’re going back in  time here, but I just couldn’t resist this chance to have another dig… This one really does pack down small, and is guaranteed to go back together as good as new, unlike … Continue reading

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Agent Orange

Colour immediately splits people into different camps, and not just aesthetically. One man’s blue is another man’s brown  and believe me, my sister and I almost came to blows over this while driving and she’s a highly talented and successful … Continue reading

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It’s not the devil, stupid…It never was!

In my mind, it is the things you don’t immediately notice about people that come to define them most deeply – It  might be a mannerism that belies something deeper, or a quality of mind with which they see our … Continue reading

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Whisky and smoke time….

So at the end of most of my projects, there is a  moment when it becomes obvious that we have reached a crucial point; it is time for smoking a small cigar and paying close and undivided attention to one of … Continue reading

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Pon-Pon, Gone…!

So settle down, and I’ll tell you a story, not a long one, but one that spans a good chunk of the last years work. Today is one of those mixed feeling days…. happy waving off one of our favourite … Continue reading

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