New student pieces

Its nice when the workshop is humming and there are lots of pieces being brought to completion. For weeks components are being prepared and finished and are kept out of the light under blankets, then suddenly they come together and exist where nothing existed before. This post shows a group of new pieces recently completed by current students in our workshops.

This shows a nice dining table made by Olly Waters in English Elm on an Ash frame, the design is light and stylishly simple featuring a gunstock joint shown in the detail below. Sorry for leaving your name out Olly, Mrs Waters, he did really make this table!

This shows a cabinet and occasional table made in Maple with Walnut and Burr Walnut details by Steve Clewes. The large cabinet with a curved front and a concealed drawer has a smaller occasional table fitted in the space beneath it so it occupies little space but can be pulled out when needed. The detail below shows the quality of workmanship on the concealed drawer fitted with mahogany liners and cedar of lebanon drawer bottom fitted to a muntin and slips in the best manner.

This shows a really nice chair by Will Gordon made in American walnut finished with an oil polish. Nice one Will.


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