Carved Tudor Rose

Butt jointed (no tongues or biscuits) well seasoned knotty pine
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Marking out guide for Rose design
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Starting in, must have tea…
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Fleshed out.
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Did not have the right carving gouges for this size work
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Stopped project to make some better size gouges…
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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3 sepals left to go
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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36″ o/d x 1.75″ thick. 120+ hours.
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Enjoyed those little sepals
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Boss in centre is for a light pattress (it’s a ceiling rose)
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Danish oiled then wire wool and waxed
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Turned magnetic Beech fixing covers
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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On my ceiling, sub rosa
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Colron – Danish Oil, Wire wool & Finishing wax

Pfeil – Carving tools

knoba – Carved picture frame

knoba – Carving gouges

knoba – Gym mirror

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Emery roll dispenser

Made out of scraps around the workshop: 4mm & 6mm plywood, 10x26mm pine, 4mm rosewood dowels, stainless steel sheet, mild steel pins, nylon 66, brass rivets with a linseed oil finish…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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A little flourish around the hinge area…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Nylon feed rollers.
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Sprung cams trap the emery, but allow it to be pulled out easily
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Lids are hinged for refills…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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Now fitted with the added possibility of a tea shelf…
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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knoba – Emery Roll Dispenser – 2015.dxf (link below)
knoba - Emery roll dispenser

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knoba – Emery Roll Dispenser – 2015.dxf

knoba – Folding bar

WorkShopShed

http://www.homemadetools.net

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Wood bending steam setup

Simple, inexpensive, permanent & unobtrusive…
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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3m x 160mm o/d aluminium van tube (3″ fall over length to let water out)…
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Bosch PTL1; 2kw, 2.4l capacity = 45 mins, 3m hose.
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Hose fitting is 14mm circumference plus the bayonet (push fit only as added saftey).
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Machined brass fitting from propane bottle valve (3/4 bspt, 14mm bore).
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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End cap is left loose (hinged at top) to allow steam egress.
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Brackets were made made from old aluminium cafe chairs left on the street
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Freegle – Wallpaper steamer

Ebay – Van Pipe

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Sausage handle Router jig

Designed in CAD & transposed, with the datum lines, to 3/4″ plywood template.
knoba - sausage handle router jig

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Makes repeatable side hand-holds…
knoba - sausage handle router jig

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LibreCAD – Open Source 2D-CAD

Dewalt – DW331K Heavy Duty Top Handle Jigsaw

Freud – 1/2″ (dia.) bearing flush trim bit

Freud – 3/8″ Radius rounding over bit

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Woodwork clamping blocks

4″ x 4″ x 2″ softwood. Non-marking, large surface area with 1/8″ edge over-round.
knoba - clamping glue blocks

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Waxed for an easy glueing release agent.
knoba - clamping glue blocks
Better to be made before one needs them!

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Colron – Refined Finishing Wax

Freud – 1/8″ Radius rounding over bit

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Leather wallets for rasps

knoba - leather wallets for rasps

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knoba - leather wallets for rasps

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Cromwell – Bastard rasp

Cromwell – Saftey wooden file handle

Ebay – 15mm snap fastener

Pfaff – select 3.0 sewing machine

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DJ Desk for Hotel

DJ Desk for Hotel
DJ Desk for Hotel

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DJ Desk for Hotel

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1st mock-up for clients brief “DJ desk” done in Blender.

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Knoba – Dj Desk – 2013.blend

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