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Recent Posts

  • April 16, 2019

    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 my first commission.

  • April 02, 2019

    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

  • March 06, 2019

    Bringing the Future into the Present

    It was around 6:58pm when I stood up. The room only had eight people in it, but they are all looking at me, expectantly. Fuelled by the pint of stout I'd just polished off, I begun to talk.

  • January 15, 2019

    My goals are in sight

    Since the end of 2015 I've been using a board on Trello to log and track my yearly goals.

  • November 22, 2018

    The Weekend Woodworker course review

    As anyone that follows this blog knows, I've slowly been working my way though the Weekend Woodworker course by Steve Ramsey.

  • November 19, 2018

    Wildcat is live (and angry)

    This is the third post in the Wildcat saga, so if this is your first time reading this blog it might be worth catching up - to find out more about the antagonist of our story, start with Introducing Apricat, and to understand our approach to solving the problem (and one of the challenges I've encountered on the way), read Project Wildcat... has been delayed.

  • November 10, 2018

    Project Wildcat... has been delayed

    It is with no small amount of sadness that I have to report that, in the final stretches of the build of Wildcat, I've inadvertently managed to set my progress back for a few days.

  • November 09, 2018

    Introducing Apricat

    It was around 7:30 in the morning when Lucy awoke. At first she was confused as to why her body would even consider consciousness at this early hour on a weekend.

  • October 08, 2018

    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 finished by the Sunday.

  • September 03, 2018

    Patio Table Build

    Another weekend, and another woodworking project - this time, the California Casual Patio Table. This is the first official project on the course, which is reflected in the simplicity of the design and build method.