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Woodworking Crafts

Anthony Bailey

Anthony Bailey

A Hot, Hot Summer

10 September 2018

I’ve been busy throughout the summer and lovely though the hot weather has been, it’s uncomfortable when the workshop gets unbearably hot. Because of the way it is built and insulated it actually gets worse towards the end of an afternoon as the heat finally seeps through, earlier in the day I just had to keep the doors shut although it made it a bit airless.

Wood Carving

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Carved bowls

21 August 2018

I have been working on some carved bowls lately, trying out some tools and I have to say: I have been having a blast. I have been using both hand and power carving techniques and loved every minute of it so far

Furniture & Cabinetmaking

Derek Jones

Derek Jones

Robinson House Studio Open House

27 July 2018

On the whole summer is generally a time of rest for woodworkers. The combination of high temperatures in the workshop making hand work hard work and the list of outside jobs you’ve been putting off all year suddenly take precedence over the current project or projects.

Woodturning

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Exciting times

25 June 2018

Anyone that knows me or reads the magazines I edit know that I have an interesting juggling act which results in a hectic but oh so interesting life. I do wonder how I would feel if my life were not so hectic. Would I miss the hubbub or would I find that place of quiet that I seek and find in other  ...