Category Archives: Woodwork

Chess Board I

I have been working on a chess board. I am making it using solid wood rather than marquetry, out of purpleheart (A.K.A, peltogyne) and a lighter softer wood. Purpleheart is an extremely dense wood from Central and South America, which … Continue reading

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Settlers of Catan

Our Settlers of Catan board has at some stage got damp, and the hexes have curled. This causes us no end of problems trying to get the board assembled without overlap, let alone when balancing roads on the gaps between … Continue reading

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House Sign II

The sign is now complete and is on the wall. It has been given a roof, three coats of wood preservative, and three coats of varnish. So hopefully it’ll survive the British weather.

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Making a Sign

We seem to have a recurring problem. Because our house has a name and not a number, visitors and delivery drivers struggle to find it. Therefore, I have been making a new large sign to put on the front. To … Continue reading

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Bench

We finished the bench a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve finally had a chance to get myself organized. Continue reading

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Trestles

The completed trestles Continue reading

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