My Husband’s Passion – Woodwork
He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.
St. Francis of Assissi (1181-1226), patron saint of animals and the environment, founded the Franciscan Order
Takis in His Work Room in Greece
Transforming a Hall Stand to a Bookcase
Putting a Canopy over the Kitchen Stove
Covering the Old Staircase and Mid-floor
When the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Abraham Maslow (1908-1970), psychologist, philosopher
Making a new Back Door
Making a new Back Gate
A Light Fitting
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. President
A corner TV Music cabinet
A Desk with Shelves
A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
Robert Hughes (1938-2012), Australian art critic
A Kitchen Table
(Oak and Ash)
Hall Table 1
Hall Table 2,
Very like a Classic Shaker Side Table but it was first made with a gap in it to put my small notebook computer, then a drawer was added later. A good place to put car keys!
A Double Bed and Bed Side Tables
Coffee Table (Jarrah) and Sofa Side Tables (Rosewood)