neil cummings

hand tools

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I wanted to make a lounge or garden chair for sitting outside. And, I'm interested in simple constructions using readily available materials, handtools and my amateur carpentry skills.

While researching…


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In the pile of stones I installed some kitchen counter tops


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I bough a cheap classic 'Andalusian' wooden chair. They're super-popular all over Spain. Unfortunately the straight legs and back made the chair very uncomfortable, almost…


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I'm slowly learning to live with less and experimenting with how to consume fewer resources. As part of these processes I'm making some of the things I might need or want. I recently made a bench.


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My text Look at me, look at me, look at me was reprinted in BRACES, LEVERS, FETISHES & TALISMANS  


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I wanted to make a table. To see if I could make a table, using standard dimensioned wood bought from a local supplier, simple hand tools and my amateur carpentry skills.