Wednesday 11 November 2009
Mark Baker tests the complete sanding system from Kirjes
Inflatable drum sanding units are not new but the Kirjes Sanding System seems to be the one that most people are familiar with, although
Mark Baker , sanding , Abrasives , Kirjes , pump
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Mafell did away with conventional thinking when developing the new P1 cc jigsaw. Five years in the making and eight worldwide patents pending suggest something of a radical approach to solving t
Jigsaw , Mafell , Derek Jones , P1 cc , CUmax , new
Monday 09 November 2009
As this series has unfolded it has been shown that it is all too easy to blunder quickly on, in so doing missing out crucial information. In that respect fundamental knowledge on lathe spindles
chuck , John Lovatt , workpiece , fundamentals , holdings , workholding , techniques
Thursday 05 November 2009
Jason Heap, at only 23, had a hard act to follow when he bought the Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design show from Betty Norbury who had staged it annually for 15 years at Thirlestaine Long G
Andrea Hargreaves , Celebration , Craftsmanship , Jason Heap , Cheltenham
During the months of 2006/7, a unique carved panel was created to help commemorate Overgate Hospice's 25th anniversary of providing specialist care to the people of Calderdale. The panel, ta
Panel , Overgate Hospice , West Riding Woodcarvers
The Powerfile is one of the most useful power tools I have used for carving. It can be used for shaping and sanding of broad and fine details. In short if you do not have a Powerfile in your kit
Ian Edwards , powerfil , KA293E
Wednesday 04 November 2009
What could be nicer at this time of the year than handmade decorations for the Christmas tree, easily made from small scraps of wood?
We guarantee they’ll be cherished by everyone year on year.
Scrollsaw , Christmas , byrne , decorations
Record have a long and respectable history of producing great workshop kit, and they have now updated their line-up of bench-mounted disc sanders with the DS300.
The bench mounted disc sander i
Record Power , Matt Long , disc sander
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Robert Sorby is known as an innovator in quality and has, in the main, trail blazed rather than followed. That said, whilst others around them have been making interchangeable tool handles Rober
Mark Baker , Robert Sorby , blades , turning handles , interchangeable
Monday 02 November 2009
The visual and tactile contrasts of carving and surface textures have always been the focus of my work, and the hollow vessel makes a perfect palette for these techniques. Sometimes the carving
carving , hollow form , Texture , John Jordan , green wood
The newest title in the A Woodcarving Illustrated Book series, this holiday how-to guide from accomplished carver, Ross Oar offers carvers of all skill levels more than 20 original patterns of Santa a...
Now in paperback, this step-by-step shop reference, culled from the first six volumes of Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guides, covers all of the fundamental techniques every woodworker needs to know....
Everyone needs more storage for books and other media. That's why building shelving is so popular among woodworkers, whether the project is a simple shelved built-in or a high-style bookcase. While bu...
This inspiring book provides a wealth of fascinating projects for woodturners. It will extend their skills and give them a chance to try more unusual, challenging pieces. The book reflects the author’...
In this DVD, Swedish woodworker Jogge Sundqvist shows you how to use only hand tools - axe, knife, adz, and gouge - to make a dough bowl and spoon, from start to finish. You'll also learn how to visua...
Wayne Barton demonstrates this wonderfully simple and direct way to decorate furniture, cabinets, boxes, plaques and utensils.
ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET INCLUDED.
This DVD shows how both machines can be used safely and with confidence. As well as basic safe sawing techniques, the programme features a number of useful jigs and holders that can be made in the wor...
Woodworker Jim Cummins shows you how to transform that small scrap you can't bear to throw away, into a valued treasure. In addition to several intriguing boxes with many variations, you'll discover a...
Now you can watch your own private demonstration on chairmaking with this valuable DVD from Jeff Miller. In clear, simple language, he shows you precisely how to create and put together framed chairs,...
Now you can build fascinating dinosaur models-just like those sold in museums-from a piece of plywood. This book shows how even beginners can use the scroll saw to form puzzle pieces for seven differe...
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