Mahogany

Quex Instruments are made from locally sourced timbers, a good amount of which are grown in the grounds of Quex Park itself. The Quex MahoganyMahogany tree is not one that grows in the UK, but ‘sourced’ is a word, and concept, that has a wide meaning. So when some baulks of solid mahogany were stripped out from one of the galleries that is being re-furbished in the Powell-Cotton Museum¬†and became available, it would have been Continue reading Mahogany

A Short Week

The week ahead is a little shorter than usual, having been closed on Saturday thanks to the Power Network people doing maintenance on the electricity network and unplugging the whole yard in the process. That will be followed on Monday and Wednesday by late starts as I make my way over to the Kent & Canterbury Hospital for my next dose of Anti-body treatment from last years chemo. We will be open both afternoons though.

Cherry boards in the drying chamber.
Cherry boards in the drying chamber along with some other species

Last week’s Cherry Log however, has been sliced up into Continue reading A Short Week