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Chessboard by Andrea Mazzini

Gallery Goodness, 16th May 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 16 May 2019

It looks like everyone has been working pretty hard over the past couple of weeks. Certainly, we have received some excellent images of many fine furnishings and workshop wonders…

Made out of 4x4 and 3x3 fence posts and some reclaimed construction timber. My first project! so nothing truly square. End product plays homage to Chesterfield Spire!

Gallery Goodness, 30th April 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 30 April 2019

Thanks once again to everyone who has sent in a photograph over the past week or so. We have been furnished with some great pieces to put on show… Tool Drawer organiser by Geoff Taylor (Nyda) Tool two drawer unit made with offcuts from previous projects. White oak drawer fronts, carcass Kiwi clear pine, ply…

Built from scrap pine intended for the fire pit. Now a most useful craft organizer for my wife. Fronts are maple. Finished with shellac.

Gallery Goodness, 18th April 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 18 April 2019

We have some fantastic renditions of Paul’s designs, some with a special twist and some completely original pieces. And, of course, all of them are wonderful!

Trestle Table by Chris Stasny

Gallery Goodness, Tuesday 19th March 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 19 March 2019

It’s been three weeks since our last exciting excursion into the wide-ranging world of community-made pieces, and now we’re back again with another splendid selection of wonderful work. Take a look!

Playcard box

Gallery Goodness, February 26th 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 26 February 2019

Okay, so firstly, a little confession: I somehow managed to miss out a good number of photographs from the last post. That means that we have a really good haul of images to browse this time around. We’ll cover a lot of ground: projects large and small, from beginners to old hands, and a full…

Made from pine, finish with shellac

Gallery Goodness, 14th February 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 14 February 2019

As the sun’s glowing beams etch shimmering traceries across the workshop, it’s time for us to shed some light on the latest community photographs from the past two weeks…

Oak Hobby Horse with walnut inlay bridle and macrame mayne and tail

Gallery Goodness, 31st January 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 31 January 2019

We’ve had a really fantastic assortment of pictures submitted to the galleries over the past three weeks!

Taking Stock, 15th January 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 15 January 2019

Happy New Year 2019! (Hopefully, it’s not too late to say it.) Paul and team are very much geared up for the new year and ready to bring more instruction, innovation and hopefully some good fun, too. Here’s a little update on what we have been working on over the past couple of weeks. Free For…

Cypress top on painted poplar base.

Gallery Goodness, 9th January 2019

By Mark Hawkins | 9 January 2019

Alright, so this is a collection of every photo that has been submitted to the community galleries in the past month. There are quite a few of them…

Happy Christmas!

By Joseph Sellers | 20 December 2018

This has been a busy year and one where we made our biggest move yet, into our new studio/workshop/office. We have been working away behind the scenes making our work more streamlined and higher quality using our new setup. We have set up a brand new site called Common Woodworking to help bring in a…