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.

VLOG 8 - What's New / Why I Bought A Festool Domino / Tool Talk / Thank Yous / Hat & Coat Stands!

Welcome to Vlog number 8. In this one I talk about what I've been working on recently, why I bought a Festool Domino DF-500, a new electric paint and finish sprayer by Teccpo, a new photo tent by Neewer, thank yous for Christmas gifts and a tribute to the salvaged hat & coat stands which have yielded so many projects!


Denibbing - How & Why You Should Denib Your Finishes

In this video I talk about how & why you should denib finishes - varnish, polyurethane, lacquer, shellac, oil etc.

Making A Knife Blade Scraper

In this video I make a simple knife blade scraper using a regular Stanley knife blade and some pallet wood.

Making A Headphone Stand

In this video I make a headphone stand using a bent lamination technique.

Restoring A Cocktail Cabinet & Veneer Repair

In this video I restore the finish and repair some broken and chipped out veneer on a vintage cocktail cabinet which has a hinged top section, mirrors and a light.

Making A Cat House / Pet Bed

In this video I make a cat house pet bed type thing. Actually, I made three! And they're for sale on my Etsy store. You can also get plans and a cut list via my Patreon page or Etsy.

Applying A New Veneer - second attempt restoring a mid century coffee table

In this video I work on a project which I previously failed on - repairing and re-veneering a mid century coffee table. This time I apply the veneer with wood glue!

MAKER QUICKFIRE QUESTIONS #6: Peter Brown (Shop Time) Q&A Interview

In this video I ask a seies of Q&A quickfire questions interviewing maker Peter Brown from the YouTube Channel Shop Time.

Making & Installing A Replacement Table Top

In this video I make and install a new table top for an existing table frame. The old table top, which was located in a local office space wasn't wide enough to accommodate laptop users sitting on both sides of the table, so I was commissioned to make a new wider replacement top for it, to be stained and finished to match the table frame.

MAKER QUICKFIRE QUESTIONS #5: Andy MacLellan (Gosforth Handyman) Q&A Interview

In this video I ask a series of Q&A quickfire questions interviewing YouTuber & professional joiner Andy MacLellan.