In the next issue of GW Edward Hopkins meets Ben Boyland who works seven days a week developing his woodworking skills and trying to earn an honest crust.

 

ben boyland_good woodworking magazine

 

Meanwhile former shipwright Andy King, who once worked on a replica of the 15th-century The Matthew, notes that gondolas are made in much the same way.

 

making a gondola_good woodworking magazine

 

Bernard Greatrix manages to construct two bedside cabinets out of mahogany window frames and Michael Huntley gets you frame & panelling.

 

good woodworking frame and panelling

 

We also make a butterfly-shaped drop-leaf table, make and sink gate posts, build a mallet and a cutting gauge from offcuts and turn napkin rings and holder.

 

good woodworking napkin rings

 

Not to be missed issue 293 of Good Woodworking on sale 29th May 2015

Andrea Hargreaves, Editor