Woodwork at Advent

There is something very therapeutic about working with wood.

Marmaduke and I made a stool as a Christmas gift for a close friend.  A cool guy should be able to do some carpentry.

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By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.  ~  Desiderius Erasmus

I seem to have really caught the carpentry bug again.  So, what’s next?  Build a boat in the basement?

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p1050279no little teddy bears were hurt during the making of this little cracket

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

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11 responses

  1. […] the success he had making a traditional North of England wooden stool, (a cracket), Marmaduke has been looking around for his next project.  He and I had a few words of […]

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  2. That bear is sure talented! 😉

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  3. I love a handy beautiful thing like a cracket. Functionally perfect and perfectly hand-crafted. You should make a mini one for Marmaduke. It would be so damn cute.

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  4. Awesome stool, but it looks to me that Marmaduke did most of the work! Good job, Marmaduke! Next time make Jack do something useful 🙂

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  5. Wow , one very lucky friend. It’s beautiful.

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  6. Awww how nice! A gift for your friend, and I love the bear 🙂

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  7. We love carpenters at Gastradamus, good for you man. Would love to hear your thoughts on our new piece of literature they call Queen Kong and I

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  8. VictoryInTrouble

    Wow, that’s a nice stool and such cute pics of the bear. He’s a hard worker…I hope you gave him some honey. 😀

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    1. He likes marmalade, old English, with all the peel.

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      1. VictoryInTrouble

        Ah, a bear of discerning taste.

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  9. I love how you took these photos! They’re wonderfully done

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