Furniture news

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Making a Table

Max on Wed 24 Jun

Making a Console Table in Walnut

It's a ... drum roll

Max on Fri 14 Feb

The Mystery Solved 


How to be a Luthier

Tim on Tue 7 Jan

Inspiration to resume a guitar making project

What on earth..?

Max on Sun 5 Jan


Tim's been on the lathe again... can you tell what he's been making? 

Keeping it Local

Max on Fri 27 Sep

Local oak for a new gate

Hans Wegner Chair Restoration

Tim on Wed 24 Jul

A Hans Wegner tripod "Heart" chair and another of unknown provenance under restoration

More Hut news

Max on Fri 12 Jul

House & Garden Magazine Top 100

Experimental Table Frame in Mahogany

Max on Sun 30 Jun

An experiment in curved forms for a mahogany table

Shepherds Hut Glamping

Max on Mon 17 Jun

Shepherds Hut now available for glamping holidays

Furniture Making Meets Agricultural Heritage

Max on Thu 14 Mar

Making Shepherds Huts in a modern world

'Joinery' Meets Furniture Making

Max on Tue 19 Feb

'Joinery' meets Furniture Making. What's the distinction?

English Ash

Max on Thu 17 Jan

English Ash - a plausible alternative to Oak?

How do we relate to 'made' objects?

Max on Sun 2 Dec

BBC Radio 4 - The Sympathy of Things

National Tree Week and The Tree Charter

Max on Sat 24 Nov

A people-powered movement for trees

Is it Oak?

Max on Fri 10 Aug

What hardwood timber to use for a painted exterior door?

Let there be light

Tim Rickard on Wed 6 Jun

Our workshop sees the light

How long is a dining table?

Max Rickard on Fri 11 May

Or perhaps, a better question, if you want to seat 14 people, how long should it be?

Impulse Buy

Max Rickard on Mon 5 Mar

Oak Slab or a beautiful table? 


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