Category: Workshop

Posts about building stuff, where function is king, and tools are plenty.

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The first supper

Toward the back of our garden, just before the newly build workshop, we have a beautiful pergola that is intertwined with a wisteria tree. This provides cover to a patio area which is prime...

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The Fruit of my Loom

Following on from my post about the loom I build for my friend Emma, I have an update to share on her progress using it, delivered via the medium of WhatsApp images, and the...

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My first commission

One thing which has been consistent among the projects I’ve worked on since starting my journey as a maker, is they’ve all been chosen by me. That changed two weeks ago when I got...

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I made a box

Last night I attended the first of five evening woodworking classes at The Building Block, a local community center in Worcester As anyone that’s read my review in Hackspace magazine knows, I’m currently learning...

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Jack-o’-lantern out of reclaimed wood

Unlike the last time I tried building something ready for Halloween, I’m somewhat proud of the fact that I was able to have an idea for a project on a Thursday, and have it...

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Patio Table Build

(A second real photo as the feature image – this can’t be right?) Another weekend, and another woodworking project – this time, the California Casual Patio Table. This is the first official project on...

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I built a workbench

This weekend I completed the first project from the Weekend Woodworker course by Steve Ramsey, and I’m actually proud enough of it that I’m going to use it as the feature image for this...