Monthly Archives: September 2015

On and On…

More wood arrives… nearly all here now. One of the braces had a big fault along its length, which turned out to be a spray of lead shot. Nick found me a very good price on a variable speed drill … Continue reading

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One Foot In Front of The Other

Perfecting those drop-cuts to minimise the chisel work on tenons… But still chiseling to pare down the tenons to the right dimensions and shape… And making sure everything is in the right plane to drift easily into its assigned place… … Continue reading

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First Cross-Frame Near Done

Craig showed off his tool sharpening equipment and prowess. He does like a sharp chisel. He found a nice old plane at the junk market, just needed a good sharpen! The last big delivery of wood went off without a … Continue reading

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Framing Begins

Not much time to write, got to go to laundrette, do shopping, make food, build house, etc. Treated self to AWESOME folding knife at builder’s merchants. Solution found to delivering hugely long timbers was to use a lorry designed to … Continue reading

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is that thing where you feel like you’ve presented yourself as someone who knows what they’re doing, but really you’re just blagging and pretending to know what’s going on, and that any minute the people around you will … Continue reading

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