Bent wood salad tongs

Who doesn’t like a nice pair of hand crafted wooden salad tongs? These elegant salad tongs are handmade using a bent wood technique that creates a natural spring.

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Adjustable Lectern

I was recently commissioned to create a podium that could be used by a company’s staff who ranged in height from 5’ to over 6’ so rather than making it a fixed height with an accompanying stool for the shorter staff members, I wanted to make this easily adjustable.

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Fake Wall

In one corner behind the bench there was a wall of fake brick. In photos this gave the illusion of working in an old brick barn rather than a large ‘shed’.
On returning home I set about creating a similar illusion behind my bench.

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Rustic Coffee Table

I have long been a proponent of recycling wood – and when a friend of mine said they wanted a rustic coffee table I jumped at the chance to use some reclaimed barn boards to craft a new coffee table.

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Bathroom Cabinet

For as long as I can remember there has been an old wooden cabinet in the corner of the bathroom of the family home. Readers of my articles may have caught a glimpse of the cabinet when I looked at making bridle joints.

In this article I revisit that cabinet and re-create it by up-cycling an old 8’ x 1½” x 10” scaffolding plank.

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