Here is a fun project to make camping a little more comfortable. This is a rope sprung bed, this design is very loosely copied from a medieval one. It’s made from construction grade timber and built using hand tools. Reassembly takes about 30 minutes. We use an air bed on top for a mattress, but […]
A small bowl made of Beech. This is one of a pair I made with my daughter. The dark banding is applied by holding a chisel edge to the wood until the heat builds up enough to scorch the wood. Finish is Shellac.
This is a large bowl made of Purple Heart (Peltogyne). This is one of the hardest woods in the world. It’s very difficult to work (this broke a roughing gouge clean in half). The colour of the wood is light brown when cut and it turns shades of purple once the fresh wood is exposed […]
Bow – cross section This is an Oak longbow with a pine face. It has an 80lb draw so it’s fairly powerful and is 6ft tall. It draws to full stretch with no creaking. Oak was a traditional English Longbow material, however, Yew is more widely known for building bows. To add some additional spring […]
This is a small Tea Light made from a Banksia Nut as a bit of an experiment. The nut is a bit like a pine cone, its full of holes and has several layers of different qualities. The outer is a hard nut like shell, underneath that is a mass of fibers and this gives […]
As space is at a premium in my shop I built this low-cost Bench Sander as a lathe attachment. It’s constructed from 6mm Ply and 40mm Square stock from the off cut pile. I incorporated a mitre guide for accurate sanding and dust extraction. The sanding disc is two sheets of Ply, cut square to […]
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