Author:handsomeandco

Make These Facetted Vessels at Home

Nothing gives me more satisfaction than something I've made with my own two hands. The only problem is without guidelines your afternoon DIY efforts can often end up heading straight to the bin. Luckily designer/maker Pete Bollington of Curious Tales, has been kind enough lend us...

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Apparentt – New Furniture Brand

Working for many years under the brand of ‘Noddy Boffin’, our tutor Elliot Gorham has developed an extensive range of functional, but mostly conceptual products; furniture with narrative was his key focus. Check it out here: www.noddyboffin.com Now with a new focus, Elliot has just launched...

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Veritas Downunder Tour Australia – June 2016

FULLY BOOKED! Saturday 11th June 9.00am – Handsome & Co, 19 Lincoln Street, Richmond.  Public demonstration at Handsome & Co on the 11th of June at 9am.  Veritas, Canada’s leading woodworking tool maker, is on its way Downunder this coming June. Vic Tesolin - Veritas expert and author...

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DIY tapas board

There are three important pieces of information you need to know before making yourself any wooden object deemed for the kitchen and subsequent food preparation and/or display. Read more here ...

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Finishing Made Easy

Thinking about applying a hand rubbed finish to your timber product? Here’s a run down on some of the more common and easy to apply versions of the ‘hand rubbed’ genre. Yes, I’ve left out wax… its not a real finish. Oil - Danish Oil Handing rubbing...

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Here’s how you should be sanding

Sanding is an incredibly important step, albeit a boring and mostly tedious chore, its difference between a great result and an average one and the true key to applying a good and lasting finish. There are two ways to combat the tiresome job of sanding, the...

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Step-by-step guide to making a stool

You can’t get much more simple than this ‘three-legged’ ‘milking-stool’ reminiscent of one of the earliest forms of wooden furniture. It seems like a good place to start, because who doesn’t like some simplicity in their lives and décor. This simplicity extends beyond its aesthetic and...

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