A Free Guide for Shelf Sizing

May 22, 2020

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How I do Angled Surveys and Sketchup Drawings

May 12, 2020

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Why I chose Blum furniture hardware, and Hart Wholesale my supplier

Apr 30, 2020

Occasionally a member emails me for advice and this prompts a bit of a brain dump of relevant information. This is such an occasion!

Karl from Dynargh Woodworkshop was feeling bamboozled by so many options for hinges and drawer runners. I've been there! ... see more

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BuildWell
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Another great article and as an Essex boy I'll be using Hart and standardised fitting is the way to go, saying that I do like the look of Hettich.....see more
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Alastair Johnson 28d
Oh yes I heard they do black! (Blum do too).  I meant to say I’ve been told Hettich have a Blum pattern boss option which is a plus when you’ve.....see more

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David Thomas
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Great article Alistair. As a kitchen fitter of many moons have used both Blum & Hettich usually supplied with the differing makes of kitchens......see more
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Alastair Johnson 28d
Did you give them a ring?  There are lots of different types of runner with different suitabilities and I’ve found them cheaper than.....see more

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Kevin Watkins
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Great article as usual Alistair👍
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A Bit of Inspiration

Apr 26, 2020

Some years ago, on a tour of Redwood country in Northern California, I had the pleasure of meeting Eric Hollenbeck at Blue Ox Millworks in Eureka.

We have quotes and poetry by him up around the workshop.

This beautiful video (not mine!) captures the spirit... see more

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Richard Fuller
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Hi Alastair, came across this shelving jig. What do you think?youtu.be/xGwC4Lb-Nq4
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Alastair Johnson 29d
Hi Richard yes it’s a great idea!  I have seen variations of it before.  I never got around to making one but it could be worth doing for alcove.....see more

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Jon field 1m
Not many left like him anymore.  Very interesting Thank you 
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John Gibson
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Great video. Very special person. Nuff said
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