Category Archives: woodwork

Lockdown repair shop

Well, the repairing hasn’t gone that well, despite being shut in the house apart from a daily walk and food shopping once every 10 days. First, the successes. I managed to create one working cordless phone from the two non-working … Continue reading

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2019 review

January/February is the time of year when we look back on what we achieved the previous year. In January 2019 I set myself a list of crafting aims to achieve. Needless to say, I haven’t even managed half of them. … Continue reading

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Cornwall and a finished light

We spent last weekend in Cornwall. It almost didn’t happen because we were booked on Flybe flights to Newquay, and the airline nearly went bust at the start of that week. But it was rescued in the nick of time … Continue reading

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An oak-framed headboard

Back in autumn 2017 I made a cover for a padded headboard my mother had made long ago in an upholstery class, and then fixed it to the wall in our spare bedroom. But it was rather narrow for a … Continue reading

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Christmas round-up

My dear husband’s socks were not finished in time for Christmas. They have advanced quite nicely, but work is still required. They will be New Year socks instead. I am waiting to knit the welts when I’m sure I won’t … Continue reading

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So what is it?

The mystery project continues. I now have almost as many plywood shapes as I need, and some of them have been painted white on one side. Eventually I’ll paint them all, but for now I just wanted to check that … Continue reading

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