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Woodworking Crafts

Anthony Bailey

Anthony Bailey

Resolution met

10 January 2017

Last weekend I finally finished clearing and reordering my own workshop; a folding table and all its contents on top and below, gone; stuff lying everywhere sorted carefully into new compartment cases; other stuff that might, but let’s face it, won’t be useful after all – chucked. So, for part of th ...

Woodturning

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

My Christmas break

9 January 2017

Let me start of by wishing you a Happy New Year. I trust you are now fully recovered from the various exertions, dashing about and fun of the festive season? I avoided most of it by going away with my wife to visit friends in the very cold climes of mountainous Canada.   Johnston canyon upper falls  ...

Wood Carving

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Christmas break

21 December 2016

This is the last day in the office now for a while and we are putting the finishing touches to items that need to be dealt with before Christmas, so we do not have to worry about things.I want to thank you all for your suggestions, thoughts, support, help and friendship. I very much value and treasu ...

Furniture & Cabinetmaking

Derek Jones

Derek Jones

#handtoolthursday

9 December 2016

Social media for woodworkers is awash with clubs, groups, forums and blogs of all persuasions to keep us amused, many of which owe their rise in popularity to the ubiquitous ‘#’ or ‘hash tag’ (HT) in popular speak. Drop your favourite # into a conversation and, assuming the company you keep are in t ...