Holy Cramp, Batman!

Just in time for the half-term break, I got my arm chair all glued up at college. It’s quite a relief to finally reach this stage of this build in particular! Even though, I still have a bit of sanding and tidying up to do. To be honest, I’m not sure I would have had enough cramps, had I decided to do this one in my own workshop…

Do you think there are enough sash cramps?!

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My New Best Mate!

Saved from the scrap bin!

That old adage “they don’t make ’em like they used to!” certainly applies to the modern design of the Black & Decker Workmate. As woodworkers, there is little we can do to improve the strength and quality of the frame. But, when I noticed a growing pile of beech offcuts in the corner of my workshop, I decided there is something that can be done about the flimsy manufactured top…

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