The Craft Of Cabinetmaking Articles

A series of woodworking articles written between 1991 and 1995 for “The Woodworker” magazine about the the life of a furniture designer in the old workshop in Bideford Devon.

An Introduction To A Workshop

Around about eighteen years ago I began a series of articles for this magazine entitled “The Craft of Cabinetmaking”. This was intended to be a series of straight from the bench technical advice on subjects

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The Old Ladies

I know it is a terribly sexist remark but I do think of the machines in our first workshop as old ladies. Over the years I have had all sorts of lighter weight machines and

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Dancing a nice jig

I suppose the problem with jigs is that I can’t make up my mind about them. I can’t make up my mind whether I love them or hate them. When I see complex forms being

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