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Dave Roberts  |  Nov 14, 2011  |  0 comments

The story so far: “I wanted to make something eye-catching,” said Carl Handy, “so that people would stop and look beyond their superficial assumptions about what they’re seeing, and actually see the materials and the way they’ve been worked.” Last time, then, Carl’s luthier skills brought us his surreal violin sculptures, that were apparently wilting with exhaustion after a night in the orchestra pit.…

Tegan Foley  |  Aug 26, 2022  |  0 comments
Windsor chairmaker James Mursell explains why the spokeshave is his favourite workshop tool
Ben Plewes  |  Jan 21, 2009  |  0 comments
  For all you keen woodworkers who enjoyed Martin Aplins American Hall Table project (homage to Frank Lloyd Wright) here are the promised cutting list and scale plans so that you can have a go at making one too.   Remember if you do make one, please do get back in touch with us here at and Good Woodworking with images of your competed table and any anecdotes on the build.   Download the plans…

Darren Loucaides  |  Apr 07, 2008  |  0 comments
Rift table

“Another speculative piece, I made this in American walnut and English ash after being inspired by seeing the remains of earthquake damage in the Ionian Islands. The top is ‘rent asunder’ to provide a display space, in this case filled with spent urchin shells – from the very seas that surround the islands. The glass that covers the display space is set at the same height as the peaks of the rippled…

Tegan Foley  |  Jun 29, 2022  |  0 comments
Is it possible to recreate the shapes and colours of a pottery bowl, in wood? Bob Chapman fires up the lathe and sets about creating a near-perfect replica
Mike Riley  |  Mar 31, 2008  |  0 comments

The internet is a wonderful place – all of life is there if you look hard enough. In the Eighties I used it for keeping in touch with the local chapter of the motorcycle club to which I belonged. These days, as a responsible grown-up (though the wife might argue that point), I use it for research, for keeping in contact with like-minded people (there are a few, honest!) and for finding inspiration: a wealth of ideas and information is…

Tegan Foley  |  Jun 14, 2023  |  0 comments

Using extracts from his book, Guitar Making Art, Jeremy Broun explains the construction processes behind the signature Jez Broun Ecoustic – electro-acoustic guitar

Get Woodworkng Staff  |  Dec 17, 2015  |  0 comments
This beautiful reinvention of the standard sideboard looks beyond the conventional cabinet design. Sebastian Errazuriz created the Wave Cabinet, inspired by waveforms and made out of around 100 Baltic birch slats interconnected by a series of individual hinges, move one and the others follow in a wonderful cascade as the cabinet opens.
Tegan Foley  |  May 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Andrew Lawton – one of our three expert judges for the Alan Peters Furniture Award 2022 – presents an exhibition piece made using a very unique material