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Woodturning

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Preparation

12 December 2017

Most people are now well and truly in the preparation for Christmas mode. I see the scramble in shops to get the presents and food already. The food will no doubt go in the freezer but with the size of the trolleys one would think that dinners for 100 people or so being undertaken. We will have 11 r ...

Wood Carving

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Christmas is coming

1 December 2017

The North of England Woodworking show has come and gone, and record numbers of attendees, over 9500, means this is the biggest woodworking show of its kind in the UK. It was great to see some great displays of work by various carving groups. The pictures shown in this blog only show a fraction of th ...

Woodworking Crafts

Anthony Bailey

Anthony Bailey

‘Discover Axminster Day' - 23 November 2017

28 November 2017

This year’s ‘Discover Axminster Day’ was held at Walsall Football Stadium in the West Midlands.

Furniture & Cabinetmaking

Derek Jones

Derek Jones

European Woodworking Show

25 August 2017

Very excited once again to be contributing to the spectacle that is the European Woodworking Show in a few weeks time at Cressing Temple Barns in Essex. The official word is that this will be the last show on account of Mike Handcock and the team at Classic Hand Tools having run themselves ragged ev ...