The Price is Right.

The Price is Right.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013 in Articles | No Comments

This article first appeared in Furniture and Cabinet Maker in. It explores some of the main issues for most small scale furniture making enterprises.

Making an oak dining table.

Making an oak dining table.

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Articles | No Comments

This article first appeared in the Christmas 2008 edition of  Furniture and Cabinetmaker and describes the making of the oak dining table featured in the Gallery. 

Making an oak dining chair.

Making an oak dining chair.

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Articles | No Comments

This article first appeared in the January 2009 edition of Furniture and Cabinetmaker and describes the making of the oak dining chairs featured in the gallery.

Making the curve top jewellery box

Making the curve top jewellery box

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in Articles | No Comments

This article first appeared in the April 2008 edition of furniture and Cabinetmaking magazine and describes the making of the forerunner of the curve top jewellery box featured in the gallery.

Laying desk leather inserts

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in Articles | No Comments

Sometimes, on new or restored desks, I am called to lay new leather inserts. The leather used is usually sheep skin, called a skiver. This  article on how to do it appeared in British Woodworking.

Bureau Restore

Bureau Restore

Posted by on May 11, 2013 in Articles | No Comments

I occasionally restore antique furniture when asked to. I gained a distinction in City and Guilds restoration at Leeds College of Art in 2000. This article first describes the restoration of an mahogany bureau that had seen better days! and appeared in the August 2010 edition of Furniture and cabinetmaker.