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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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    By Peter.B

    Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 8:01 PM

    Hi My name is Peter i am from Sweden. i also need a manual for Scheppach HM2.I would be very greatful if you could send me a copy.Email:  peter.t.berggren@gmail.com Regards Peter

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  • The Corbridge Cabinet

    By ron.d

    Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 7:05 PM

    Thanks for the information, I can now see that it is a hare that the dog was chasing, rabbits were introduced much later.Ron

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  • Am I Expecting Too Much When Purchasing A Wardrobe

    By woodbloke

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:32 PM

    To find reasonable quality from a well known brand you'll need to pay nearly twice as much as your budget allows. A swift peek at the JL site came up with ...

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  • The Corbridge Cabinet

    By woodbloke

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:20 PM

    [QUOTE=ron.d] If you look at the 'cup' you will see hunting dogs running round it. This will suggest hunting, particularly as the animal ahead of the houn...

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  • Small writing desk

    By gregmcateer

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 9:35 PM

    I have had a good few looks at this as I couldn't decide if I really liked it or just admired the skill and originality.I do like it, even though for me th...

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  • Am I Expecting Too Much When Purchasing A Wardrobe

    By recipio

    Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 3:25 PM

    I'm not very familiar with the retail market but its amazing to see tacky fittings on otherwise good furniture. Plastic fittings, machine cut dovetails, pi...

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  • Small writing desk

    By recipio

    Friday, June 9, 2017 - 12:07 PM

    Well done - its 'different' anyway. ! Spalted wood tends to divide people - I think its OK in small amounts.I have made mid century bedside lockers with sp...

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  • Small writing desk

    By Bernard58

    Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:40 PM

    The top and sides of this desk are made from pear wood.  The wood was slightly infected by fungi, causing nice coloration and figuring. One of the boa...

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