Geoff's Woodwork

                      ~ 2010  ~

Woodwork, cabinet  making, basic carpentry and joinery techniques.

Learn how to plan, set out, make cabinets, stools, boxes and tables!


Foundation subjects ~  Instructions, How to Set out frames,  carcases, cabinets, tables, drawers, joints incl.  dovetails

My Links Page  - of interest to woodworkers Organisations, helpful websites, suppliers, etc.

Planning  work ~  design concepts ~  essential headings that you need to consider before you start work

Books and magazines.  incl.  ~  design and history books.   Link to Amazon and Abebooks

My recommendations for a tool kit.  ~ with UK and USA prices ~ now with pictured examples ~ includes machinery

Tips and Tricks  ~ useful tips collected from questions and their answers raised by readers 

Safe working practices  ~ UK safety law explained ~ Woodwork Machinery good practice ~ updated

Answers to Readers Questions  Incl: plans, materials, career, training advice, woodwork problems, etc.

Safety Leaflets for Woodworkers  ~  basic UK workshop safety procedures ~  free leaflets

Guidance for UK NVQ awards ~ explanation of the NVQ system.  ~ Updated.

Miscellaneous information Links -  incl.:  history, design, plans, manmade boards, forests, veneering, etc. 

Key Skills  ~ Number, Communication &  IT ~ conversion factors ~ basic trade knowledge
My students photo page ~  pages of furniture made by Geoff's past students. Stanley's Tools 'How To' ~ free instruction sheets on Tools, how to set and cut  joints, sharpening, etc.

Cam locking marking gauge handle ~ free plan

Triangle setting out technique
My Garage Workshop and the Coronet Major

browse Keyword Map of the Internet  for search keywords for this and other sites.

Woodwork book
by Geoff Malthouse

A glimpse behind the scenes of Geoffswoodwork ~
Geoff's Grumbles ~ my irreverent Blog ....
Home page

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Counter display:  I lost my stats twice and Reset counter to 200,000 hits on 30th July 2006 which was an approximation but near the truth.  Currently my actual daily hits are 90.8 per day with 100 Views per day.  Site was created by Geoff Malthouse on 20th December 2000.

If you are looking for information that you can't find,  I may have a drawing or a paper to upload to help you?  

I have on a number of occasions tried to provide a Guest Page where readers could exchange views and ask for help.  However, I have had to withdraw the facility because of the number of  profane, and otherwise 'strange' messages some people find amusing to leave. 

If you wish to ask questions or greetings please forward to me at this address         Messages and replies, suitably moderated if necessary, that have useful  information or techniques, etc. may be posted on my Tips and Tricks or Messages page from time to time.

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