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Derek Jones

Robinson House Studio Open House

27 July 2018

On the whole summer is generally a time of rest for woodworkers. The combination of high temperatures in the workshop making hand work hard work and the list of outside jobs you’ve been putting off all year suddenly take precedence over the current project or projects. Conveniently though, it’s also ...

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  • Foot Stool

    By Dalboy

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:11 PM

    Thank you JFF this is not my usual type of woodwork

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  • Foot Stool

    By JJF

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 8:39 PM

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  • Shelving construction

    By recipio

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:09 PM

    Thanks Claude. In practice the brass 'Tonka' strips with variable shelving look nice but will you ever actually adjust the shelves ? ! I tend to make shelv...

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  • Foot Stool

    By Dalboy

    Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:15 PM

    Just finished this foot stool from Oak as the main body. The light wood top will be hidden by a padded seat it is so that can be fitted then screwed back i...

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  • push versus pull

    By ron.d

    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:08 PM

    If I buy a veritas dovetail saw for around £60, or four pull dovetail saws for smilar money, given that I can't proerly sharpen the veritas my self, ...

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  • Shelving construction

    By Claude

    Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 6:28 PM

    I like to keep my shelves adjustable so I use something like this  https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Shelf-Support---Nickel-10mm-Pack-of-20/p/103542 &nb...

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  • Shelving construction

    By recipio

    Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 2:26 PM

    Hi folks,just wondering how you construct runs of shelving for say a library. At the moment I use pocket hole screws but don't like the plastic covers need...

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  • joining teak planks

    By edeam55

    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 8:03 PM

    cheers that's a great help to me!thanks and have a great evening regards

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