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Derek Jones

Teaching and demonstrations

3 February 2017

Excellent, that’s January out the way, which means I’m only a couple of months away from the start of my 2017 teaching and demo schedule. The day job and other commitments mean that for the time being these will be largely focussed at short sharp weekend courses in the South East. Some of the tools  ...

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