Category Archives: Tables

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 ┬átime 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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The human condition.

So it is with some humble satisfaction that I present this 77 degree trestle table and call it done. Yes, I could fuss, polish, buff, shave, flatten, sand and on an on until no table was left at all… But … Continue reading

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This one’s for you, Putkunz.

So wood moves in mysterious ways right? Well the 77 degree trestle table top decided to go just as the humidity dropped in our workshop to about 32% last Thursday. And that is pretty low.┬áStill, that’s what happens here when … Continue reading

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Seeing eye knife…

One part of having a good week is being able to return to the roots of the craft, and pull out the hand-tools to get the job done. Now I am no snob – I have a big investment in … Continue reading

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Fresh off the saw and plane.

This has been a very good week for this gentleman. First off, a good friend is in need of a table – and this table is one sure to gladden the heart of any hand tool oddball… We have a … Continue reading

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Keep’em crossed fellas.

Reflecting on the last post, this piece struck me as quite related. Iain Munro asked me for a bench. Fed up with some old school furniture (not ‘old-school’) that had evolved from rickety to approaching public space lawsuit potential he … Continue reading

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