Blog Posts - Woodland Furniture

Completed Ash Chair

Completed Ash chair, seat upholstered using hemp webbing, all tenon and leg ends sanded silky smooth, the entire frame was given a couple of good coats of Danish Oil.
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Mar 17, 2014

Ash Chair

Ash chair - all parts hand crafted from Ash logs. Legs and stretchers have been made from cleft wood using the draw knife and rounding plane, tenons cut using a tenon cutter. Just needs a tidy and a clean up then it can be upholstered.
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Mar 15, 2014

Woods Bench

Made today whilst up in the woods, a simple, but effective bench from a fallen Oak branch and three logs. The branch is one that we took down from the tree in the immediate background a little while ago as it wasn't in the best of health and it wa...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Apr 1, 2013

Cutting Tenons

I spent a couple of enjoyable hours this afternoon cutting tenons on a batch of Hazel stretchers that ive been drying out for about six weeks. In the end i cut sixty tenons, albeit using a tenon cutter in the brace, still a bit of graft involved thou...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Feb 14, 2013

Sit Mat

Made myself a nice new sit mat this morning, the mat measure thirteen inches tall by eighteen inches wide and has a depth of about half an inch.   Up until now ive always used a piece of blue plastic to sit on, but during the winter, even using...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 24, 2013

Strap Clamps

Following my post yesterday about the new build Hazel stool im making, ive had a couple of people get in touch with questions about the corner clamp i was using in the photo.   The question i was asked more than any other was "How did you m...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 14, 2013

Low Stool - Upholstered

Worked some more on the foot stool/low stool ive been making today. The stool has now been upholstered using some gloriously tactile jute webbing that looks absolutely superb one the stool, i personally think it looks better than the sisal rope se...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 14, 2013

Low Stool

Small stool that is in the process of being built, the entire stool is made from Hazel and as you can see from the photo, is currently in the process of being glued up and kept square using some homemade strap clamps. The legs of the stool are fro...
by Mark Emery - Countryman on Jan 13, 2013

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