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It is that time of year again: the shed of the year competition. Great entries. It deserves all our support!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/uknews/11451103/Shed-of-the-Year-2015-in-pictures.html

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Photos of a church cupboard that we made and fitted for Minsterley Methodist Chapel's Vestry recently: olivergibbs.com/church-cupboard.
#joinery #cabinet  

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A great way to see in the new year - in front of an open fire, burning oak offcuts from a busy year doing carpentry and joinery! Best wishes for 2015.
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Nothing like a few Christmas Carols to foster the festive feelings. Sing along if you know the words...

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An original piece of artwork can beautifully finish a room. These modern landscapes from Nathaniel Gibbs Art would make a special Christmas present, if you are lacking inspiration from Amazon!

http://www.nathanielgibbs.uk/ #artwork  
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Here's our guide to working well with a carpenter. See the 'Guide' tab on our website for more usual tips and information.
 
olivergibbs.com/how-to-work-well-with-your-carpenter

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Our most unusual commission to date is the spinning wheel pictured. Technically curved edges and moving wooden parts are not easy to craft. We don’t often take on projects like this but enjoyed the challenge. We would like to think that it would frighten Sleeping Beauty! What do you think?

http://www.olivergibbs.com/sleeping-beauty-commission/

#spinningwheel
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In April we shared a photo (top left) of an unusual project that we were involved in. Here's the completed building - it's a home office commissioned by a scientist for his work. Read more and see photos here:

http://www.olivergibbs.com/timber-home-laboratory/
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Coppice tool and wood bring and buy sale at the Green Wood Centre in Telford on 7th September - see attached flyer. Old and new forestry tools will be for sale. It is orgainsed by Small Woods, a national organisation promoting the sustainable use of small woodlands.
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Ever heard of Swilling, a Cooper, or trug-making? 

These are just some of the traditional British crafts that are in danger of dying out.  Read more here.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-28209518
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