Category Archives: Wood

Yet more offcuts!

It’s probably fitting that my first proper post this year is about buying more wood, rather than actually doing anything with it! Wood Recycling Project I have a couple of days off work to coincide with a school holiday, so … Continue reading

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Wood stock

This post is mainly for my own benefit … Most of my timber is catalogued below, but a lot isn’t, including the MDF, ply, tanalised timber and most of my pine and reclaimed timber. Where I know them the price … Continue reading

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More offcuts

Yesterday after visiting my relative I went to Wenban’s to check out their offcuts. As usual they had a whole load of Pine, Iroko, Idigbo, Utile etc plus a few bits of Oak, Ash, Beech, Tulip etc.

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Wood from the Rectory

Today I visited a relative in a nearby town for lunch. Before I left she mentioned she had some wood she didn’t need and pulled out a nice close grained little offcut of pine which I gladly accepted. She then … Continue reading

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More reshuffling

After finishing off the drill press stand, I tucked the power tool table behind it, the folding workbenches beside it, rearranged the contents of its shelves and cleared off the top of the chest of drawers so it can hold … Continue reading

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Further reshuffling

Both girls were at school/nursery again today, so I made some more progress on the workshop reshuffle after Tuesday’s efforts. I’ve never been particularly happy with the shelves, some of which were left by the previous owner and some which … Continue reading

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Projects – Tool Storage – Part 2

After finally getting the hang of levelling the planer tables of my planer thicknesser I decided to prepare some wood for the chisel rack I’ve been thinking about for a while. I decided to break up some of the slatted … Continue reading

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