Spring 13.

Its been way too long to think about my last post and the neglect has been to numerous reasons, mainly from lack of images. Currently were working on a Black American Walnut housing for a long case clock. Extremely interesting and grateful to all the help and advice provided by the specialist clock hand who [...]


A busy four months have passed since my last blog, its a job thinking back and flicking through the pages of my diary as to all that took place but I shall try and give a snapshot to what’s been going on. May came a much planned 4 day cycle tour around the Antrim coast with two [...]

American Burr Walnut collection.

I recently delivered a few items of furniture veneered with American Burr Walnut as mentioned in my last posting. The carcase and framework is a combination of solid and veneered Walnut with the panelled pieces veneered with the burr veneer. Working with burr veneer demands great care due to the fragile nature and consumes much [...]

Oak Bookcases.

It has been a few months since my last blog posting and I have finally gathered a selection of images from recent works. Currently I am working on a collection of American Burr Walnut furniture compiling of two sofa tables, a drinks cabinet and a sideboard housing a flat screen television mounted on a lift mechanism [...]

Rocking Chairs.

Following on from the last post regarding the Gr8Dundrum Run, to date we have raised almost £1,200.00 for Action Cancer and I would like to just say a few words of thanks to those who sponsored us, those who helped during our training and those who came on the day for support and encouragement. It [...]

Running for charity.

Away from the workshop training is well under way to join a team participating in the Gr8Dundrum Run and we have saw this as a great opportunity to raise funds for the worthy charity Action Cancer. Action Cancer is Northern Ireland’s leading local cancer charity working to save lives and support people affected by cancer. [...]

Recent doors.

We were commissioned to make a consignment of doors for a newly built house both internal and external. I met with my clients at a chosen location and was shown an example of an internal door they liked and so 20 in European Oak were made. The externals were made from Iroko to detail as [...]

Bookcases & vintage.

With summer brings various vintage rallies and events and while after one thing and another with the David Brown 1200 it is finally ready (bar a seat) and hopefully we can take it to a few shows before the weather turns nasty. Work is continuing with the horse lorry on and off,  the upholster has finished [...]

Tables and sideboards.

Mixed in along with working on the horse lorry we recently received a commission to make 16 folding tables and my client choose Cherry as the material, I sourced a quantity of native Cherry from my timber supplier here in Northern Ireland who advised me the wood came from a tree felled in the Greenmount [...]

Iroko doors & garden bench.

Just realised their was no blog posting during May, must of been the stormy weather getting us down and now were into June bringing hot glorious sunshine, ideal for tractor shows! The previously mentioned horse lorry interior is making good headway and as an indication to our progression were at the polishing stage and talk of appliances being fixed in [...]