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wainscot chair

I finished this wainscot chair and delivered it to the Martin House Farm in Swansea, Massachusetts yesterday. I should say I “completed” the chair, I applied no finish to it. 244 more words


loose ends

The days are flying by, and Greenwood Fest is coming up next. I have been poking away at a few things. The workshop project is moving ahead. 295 more words


Spring 2016 Newsletter

Spring has finally arrived! Buds have burst and the fruit trees are well and truly in blossom, yay.
We have had a busy winter, we have planted many trees, got projects underway and had a successful beginning to running workshops for Foresters’ Forest. 680 more words

Spring with no woodland

The clock change at the end of March has, for the last 30 years, always heralded the first of my ‘Development Weeks’ during which my woodland workshop has been brought back to life after a winter of hibernation. 695 more words


Curtis Buchanan

I’ve not had the good fortune to meet Curtis Buchanan, but he is an inspiration.  A friend recently drew my attention to a new short film featuring some thoughtful insights from Curtis.  6 more words

Greenwood Fest is coming right up - 2 new openings

You wouldn’t know it’s May here in southeastern New England lately – very cool today. But the calendar says May 16th, which means in a few weeks, (3 1/2) several of us will be running around like the proverbial chickens with their heads cut off, getting ready for Greenwood Fest 2016. 259 more words


here's where I got this week

working on the shop this week. In this view, you can pretend it’s finished inside. Except if it was, I’d fill it with stuff.

I did take one day to re-assemble the lathe, and turn some chair stiles. 222 more words