Archive | May, 2017

Customer brief: Make one of these, two metres wide…

31 May

The original 89cm-wide Hooked on Hooks’ hat & coat rack with shelf that will be scaled up to 2 metres (Ref: SH0253)

 

 

 

 

Eight metres of kiln-dried English oak arriving from Interesting Timbers in Somerset

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo-op for lovely premium-grade, kiln-dried English oak

 

Ripping down the length of rough-sawn oak…

 

 

 

 

 

No trial and error with £27/metre premium-grade oak – the brace is fashioned in particle board first…This was the third attempt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two braces with finished edges….Routing and final finishing to do…

 

The real thing…cutting out the braces with a hand-held jig-saw…with heart in mouth…

 

 

 

 

 

Another very tricky job completed – routing the fancy edges of the braces. Phew…

 

 

 

 

 

Painstakingly counter-sinking one of two hanging brackets…

 

 

Large round-over routed edge for underside of top shelf…

 

 

 

 

Cove-cut routed edge for hook plinth…

 

 

 

First-fix of hook plinth to side braces…

 

 

 

 

Cast iron acorn-tip hooks going on at last…

 

 

 

 

 

Completed at last… (See next blog for more information)

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