Thursday, 26 February 2015

My Husband's Passion - Woodwork

My Husband’s Passion – Woodwork

 In Greece

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
(Australian Jarrah)

A Light Fitting

 In Australia

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

Kitchen Bookcase

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
(Huon Pine)

Coffee Table (Jarrah) and Sofa Side Tables (Rosewood)


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