A Makers Year 80 “Woodwork more difficult than brain surgery!”


A Makers Year 80

Quote from neurosurgeon Henry Marsh (who also makes furniture) on this mornings Life Scientific on BBC Radio 4:

“Woodwork is more difficult than brain surgery, the joint has to fit first time”

I rest our case m’lord!


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