The Millennium Embroidery with Steve Lamont, who built the frame,
Steve Lamont lived in East Meon for thirteen years and was commissioned in 2008 to design and construct a frame for the Embroidery and a Vestry cupboard behind it.
White boards, cut to size ready to be planed up
Veneered boards, machined and ready for planning
Trial fit of front dovetails
Trial fit in the vestry unit.
One of the drawers complete with oak front
And all the drawers flush to the cabinet.
Lock escutcheon in walnut, key hand-made by locksmith
Drawer-locking snakehead mechanism
Toy wheels, hidden, to reduce friction of drawer locking mechanism
Knobs and worktop installed
The display unit is erected in front of the vestry unit in Steve's workshop.
The vestry unit, complete and ready to be disassembled
The Millennium Embroidery is mounted in its frame and fibre optic lighting installed. September 2008.