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Tegan Foley  |  Apr 30, 2024  |  0 comments
Peter Vivian receives one of his most unusual commissions to date – an acoustic guitar stand in the shape of a Concorde supersonic airliner
Tegan Foley  |  Jul 10, 2023  |  0 comments
If you’re looking to make an outdoor project that’s not only straightforward but uses readily available timber, Geoff Ryan’s handy outdoor table, which can be tailored to meet individual requirements, is sure to fit the bill
Tegan Foley  |  Feb 23, 2023  |  0 comments
Gifted some scraps of wood by a neighbour, Crediton-based luthier Shaun Newman was delighted to find they’d come from the workshop of world-famous violin maker, Arthur Richardson, who’d lived in the same market town. Using pieces of fine-grained spruce, flamed maple and beech, he incorporated these into a ‘Baroque’ style guitar
Tegan Foley  |  Oct 28, 2022  |  0 comments
Michael Allsop presents an alternative approach to a typical mantelpiece clock project, using only hand tools
Tegan Foley  |  Sep 16, 2022  |  0 comments
Ever the fan of saving offcuts, Glenn Perry makes a functional foot stool for his mother’s 80th birthday using pieces of leftover sapele
Tegan Foley  |  Aug 10, 2022  |  0 comments
Brian Barber shares details of the techniques used to construct a 1:12 scale Georgian dolls’ house, which he built for his granddaughter
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 22, 2022  |  0 comments
Peter Scaife presents an ideal project for those looking to use up leftovers, who may wish to practise or learn a few new woodworking skills
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 15, 2022  |  0 comments
Combining various projects in one and requiring the use of multiple turning techniques, Philip Bradley shares the design for his unique dip pen wand
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 07, 2022  |  0 comments
Ideal for gardeners with limited space, Peter Bishop’s triple-decker stands can be used outside or placed in a porch, greenhouse or conservatory
Tegan Foley  |  Apr 13, 2022  |  0 comments
Peter Vivian comes up with a novel design for his take on a traditional Mancala board
Tegan Foley  |  Mar 01, 2022  |  0 comments
Phil Davy shows you how to make a neat little coat rack in the Mission style – one which is well known for its understated elegance and straight lines
Tegan Foley  |  Feb 10, 2022  |  0 comments

This unusual project by Edward Pulleyn is straight out of the school workshop, and here at The Woodworker we’re always pleased to see this sort of thing – highly commendable!

Tegan Foley  |  Feb 03, 2022  |  0 comments
Shaun Newman’s revolving bookcase design not only houses a fair few tomes, but also features a handy usable surface, which is ideal for those short on space
Tegan Foley  |  Dec 01, 2021  |  0 comments

Having recently rebuilt a fireplace and installed a new woodburner, Phil Davy adds a floating mantelshelf in oak, which finishes things off perfectly

Tegan Foley  |  Nov 25, 2021  |  0 comments

Not content with his original design for a farmhouse chair, Glenn Perry sets about replacing the arms and updating the finish. Now much improved, it enjoys regular use, as well as being much easier on the eye