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Canon Frome, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

User Image guy.butcher Posted: Jan 20, 2018 8:12 PM (UTC)
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I like a challenge. This one's going to mean channeling a little Caracatus Pott (Chitty - Chitty - Bang-Bang by Ian Fleming). The plan is to house this old topographic map of the Lake District under glass in a rather large coffee table. That in itself isn't really a challenge. A wooden tambour cover between the glass and map, that parts and disappears into the table to reveal the map when a handle is inserted and cranked.... Might just be! Cue head scratching. #guybutcherfurniture #madeinherefordshire #furnituremaker #handmade #caracatuspotts
User Image guy.butcher Posted: Jan 18, 2018 10:09 PM (UTC)
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Longboard completed. 47 x 10 inches. American Black Walnut deck surface with cross laminated Poplar core. The birch plywood spine is jointed into the Poplar creating an incredibly stiff, yet visually thin (12mm thick in the centre and tapering to 7mm at the rails) 'T' shaped structure. Now I know how strong this one feels, I think I can loose a veneer and go down to 10mm. Finished with Entropy Supersap bio-resin and recycled glass grip. #guybutcherfurniture #madeinherefordshire #butchboards #skateboard #skate #cruiser #cruiserboard #longboard #entropyresin #supersap #boardofthefarm
User Image guy.butcher Posted: Jan 15, 2018 10:59 PM (UTC)
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Started my 25th year making furniture, making furniture this morning. Ended the day shaping these two laminated skateboard decks. I'm not suggesting that there's anything revolutionary in the way they're made, but both are made from timber that comes from within 6 miles of the workshop, and is certainly not the normal choice for this construction. The core veneers are Poplar that I have cut and cross laminated. I've also added a couple of layers of fibreglass for a little spring and strength. Poplar isn't a strong timber in the same way as say Maple or Ash, but has a flexible strength, is amazingly light and abundant. So what I need is someone to try and trash one to see just how strong they are. @herefordskatepark anyone there like the challenge? #guybutcherfurniture #madeinherefordshire #butchboards #skateboard #skate #cruiser
Sun-filled winter afternoon tea parties at Granny's wagon 🏕. A pretty perfect way to end our icy jaunt to the motherland
User Image guy.butcher Posted: Jan 12, 2018 9:09 PM (UTC)
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I'd call this a good way to end the day. A first coat of Supersap bio-resin on the first ribbed longboard, and I decided to refinish two boards that previously had been finished with a finish that I mix and use on furniture projects that need a tough coat. I use the Supersap on the bellyboards when glassing, but tried it on a couple of skateboard decks too, without the glass, and I'm really impressed. #guybutcherfurniture #madeinherefordshire #butchboards #skateboard #cruiserboard #cruiser #skate #longboard #entropyresin #supersap
User Image guy.butcher Posted: Jan 11, 2018 7:38 PM (UTC)
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Arty curly shaving shot. Shhhhh..... random orbital sander just out of shot. Nailed the rail profiles I think. A splash of colour, then glass. #guybutcherfurniture #madeinherefordshire #butchboards #alaia #woodensurfboard #alaiasurfboards #pragmatic
Granny and her side kick 👩‍👦. Not even sub-zero temperatures and winter colds could keep these two apart. Jack has followed granny around everywhere she goes (including the shower) since we arrived in England. No sense of personal space this kid 🙄.
User Image katie_p1983 Posted: Jan 8, 2018 7:58 PM (UTC)
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My beautiful @bloomandwild flowers they really are fabulous!🌸🌼🌷 can’t wait to see what’s next! #birthdaytreat #bloomandwild #roses #freshflowers #deliveredstraightoyourdoor #flowersofinstagram #subscription #thankyoumumma 💞💞
Waddle is such a lucky tortie! She has the loveliest and kindest friends in the world. Here she is playing with the mouse that @lucythetorty sent her. It really brought out the hunter in her - hiding behind furniture, pouncing, throwing. Thank you Lucy ❤️😻❤️
User Image mghermans Posted: Jan 5, 2018 3:58 PM (UTC)
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London 🌃- 🚗- Grannies 🏡
Going into the new year with so much love for my family. More love than ever before #newyear #family #whenitcounts #love
User Image guy.butcher Posted: Jan 1, 2018 12:58 AM (UTC)
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Might as well start the year the way the last one ended. On taxi duty tonight, so some very early morning messing in the workshop. New former and slightly different construction for the next alaia. Not quite so simple. Thanks to @dyylhughes for your help earlier today. #guybutcherfurniture #madeinherefordshire #butchboards #alaia #woodensurfboard #alaiasurfboards

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