Wardrobe – Rimu Standalone

Wardrobe – Rimu Standalone

Over the last few months, I have not been writing much here, or seemingly doing much at all.  Actually life has been quite hectic, and out of the clouds of sawdust has emerged this wardrobe.  This was a commissioned piece by a very patient customer, who wanted to have...
WHR Exhibition

WHR Exhibition

Over the last year I have ben privileged to have been part of the Whole House Reuse Project (WHR project).  this project was started a few years ago as a result of the Christchurch Earthquakes, and the subsequent demolition of 1000s of home, often with little or no...

WHR Project Bench Seat Continues

In the last post I talked about the Whole House Reuse project (WHR).  Over the last couple of weeks I have made some progress with beginning the bench seat. Actually to be perfectly honest, I have had some assistance from Jakob.  Jakob is working in the orchard down...

Whole House Reuse Project

A while ago at Nelson Guild of Woodworkers meeting, David Haig explained about the Whole House Reuse project.  This project based in Christchurch, disassembled a whole house, and then gave the parts to artists who submitted ideas to reuse the materials.  Hence the...

Chess Boards

It was with great concern that I realised the months had been ticking by, and nothing absolutely nothing had been written by me, about what was happening.  If you were reading this blog, then it would be reasonable to think I had almost retired…!  But no, in...