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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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  • jig

    By Claude

    Friday, February 24, 2017 - 1:04 AM

    Welcome to the forum! Perhaps this will help:  http://forums.finewoodworking.com/fine-woodworking-knots/jigs-fixtures-tips-tricks/arcoy-dovetailerClaude

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  • jig

    By crafter

    Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:56 PM

    hi everybody i have just got a arcoy dovetail jig but not sure how to use it i know its an old tool but has anybody got a manual for this jig  would be willing to pay for it thanks

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  • mafell bandsaw

    By Walter Hall

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 8:18 AM

    Just an idea. You might be better off finding a joinery or cabinet making shop who is prepared to let you use their saw and take the beam to the machine.

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  • mafell bandsaw

    By oliviamay

    Monday, February 13, 2017 - 5:41 PM

    HiDoes anyone know of a company where I can hire a mafell portable bandsaw, I only rarely need the use for one so the 4 grand price tag isn't worth it, I h...

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  • Cabinet in cherry and “black and white ebony”

    By gregmcateer

    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 6:43 AM

    That is lovely.Really clever effect and very well made

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  • Cabinet in cherry and “black and white ebony”

    By charlton8

    Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 9:40 PM

    Nice work and a bit different.Regards Ted

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  • Cabinet in cherry and “black and white ebony”

    By Robin Laycock

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 4:36 PM

    Excellent work Bernard, it is good to get different ideas on the forum. I like the shape and the contrast in colours. Well done.Kind regardsRobin

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  • Cabinet in cherry and “black and white ebony”

    By copeau12

    Monday, January 30, 2017 - 11:53 PM

    Impressive. A lovely piece of work. Nice balance between darker and lighter woods.Indeed It works really well with the vintage radio on the top.

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