Our senior Tutor Theo Cook writes regularly for Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine.
Here are some of his articles to date, each will open in a new window as a PDF:
The Pencil Gauge – Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine #255
One of the best ways to master the art of using hand tools is to use them to make tools of your own.
Theo Cook demonstrates a few tricks of the trade in the making of his bog oak pencil gauge.
Laminated Serving Tray – Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine #265
A project robinson house studio likes to do with every student is a serving tray.
It covers more things than any other project you can complete in a week.
Impossible Dovetails – Australian Wood Review #95
With surgical precision, Theo Cook shows how to cut dovetails with complex angles and achieve a perfect fit.
A very complex Japanese dovetail joint.
The Slippery Slope to Perfection – Furniture & Cabinetmaking #258
Theo Cook explains how to made a tried-and-tested shooting board.
The design is based on the concept of the Lie-Nielsen skewed shooting plane.