Rag 'n' Bone Brown is an online video channel documenting woodworking, restoration, DIY and upcycling projects using mainly salvaged wood and reclaimed materials by Keith Brown, Maker Of Things. Videos range from build projects like furniture builds and restorations, workshop projects, home & garden & pet projects to vlogs, tool reviews and influencer interviews. Based in Norwich in the UK, the channel began in 2015 on YouTube.

Under £50! - Garden Bench // PLANS AVAILABLE

Build your own garden bench using roof battens for under £50 / $60 - amazing value, and best of all you only need a very limited selection of tools to build this.

Buy plans here: https://keith-brown-shop.fourthwall.com/products/garden-bench-seat-made-... or here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/1478739382/garden-bench-seat-made-of-bat...

Furniture For Someone Special

I found some nice teak veneered drawers with brass handles up in the attic and in this video I'll use them to make a piece of furniture - a nice mid century modern style chest of drawers - for someone special.

A CLEAR WINNER! / Mirka DEROS Vs 3M Xtract

UPDATE - PLEASE READ: Following some comments suggesting that the vibration on the 3M could be due to the pad saver, I have responded to this via an Instagram story here : https://www.instagram.com/stories/ragnbonebrown/3151964799280130289/

Here are some links to my previous videos about the Mirka DEROS:

When my Mirka DEROS sander broke (Jan 2020) https://youtu.be/WNPD_6-Gdmw

We Had An Accident!! // DIY Bricklaying

Should a DIYer attempt bricklaying, or get the professionals in? In this video, we will find out! We accidentally destroyed our garden wall recently, and now we need to repair it... So let's try some bricklaying!


Building a cat adventure playground for Mickie and Hazel, so our indoor cats can get some fresh air, sunshine, and have some fun playing in the catio / cat enclosure!

Building The Catio - The Walls: https://youtu.be/BidNvek8OpA
Building The Catio - The Roof: https://youtu.be/5N7zZ7mVB_o

Cat Grass Seed: https://amzn.to/45jIVaf (Amazon UK) https://geni.us/jqjI75 (Amazon US)

HAND CUT DOVETAILS // Pallet Wood Project

Is it worth cutting dovetails on pallet wood? I think it kind of depends how nice the wood is. But even when the wood is nice there will still be some typical pallet wood related problems to overcome!

The #workshopbanterchallenge is running until 8th July 2023. More information can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YicZSUsgQ4w or here: https://www.workshopbanter.com/workshop-banter-pallet-challenge

Exciting News / Some AMAZING New Tools!

The Workshop Banter Challenge Podcast Episode: https://youtu.be/YicZSUsgQ4w
Pallet Safety: https://www.1001pallets.com/pallet-safety/

Should A DIYer Fit Windows?

Our hardwood windows were falling to bits, so in this video we need to install some replacement windows but we're on a tight budget (as always!). But should a DIYer attempt window fitting? There are many things to consider, as I'll cover in this video!

DIY Worktops & Backsplash ON A BUDGET!

Making DIY kitchen countertops and backsplash on a tight budget using some unusual materials!

DIY Kitchen Worktops (Birch Ply & Laminate) https://youtu.be/brGFyeIxVlg
Cabling Grommets https://amzn.to/42iYrRe (Amazon UK) https://geni.us/FKMm (Amazon Worldwide)

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Problematic Pipes!! // Utility Room Renovation

Let's get those handmade kitchen cabinets made in a previous video fitted and installed in to the utility room!

Video about making the kitchen cabinets (part 1): https://youtu.be/EyMYDa-Xy8I
Part 3 - Worktops and Backsplash: https://youtu.be/b9A1qB9LMLA