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Woodworking Crafts

Anthony Bailey

Anthony Bailey

New Year, New Aspirations

11 January 2018

I think we all greet a new year with new hopes and aspirations. The days slowly lengthen and the sun seems to shine more, even if spring plants haven’t awakened yet from their slumbers.

Woodturning

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

It’s that time of year again

21 December 2017

My last demo of the year is on Saturday. That demo is always fun: I have been doing that weekend for quite some time for the club and in truth, the club members usually use it as an excuse to take the mickey out of me. Hopefully they learn a few things along the way too as I work through some projects and techniques.

Wood Carving

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

21 December 2017

I have seen more fun and humorous objects carved this year for Christmas than at any other time during my time at GMC. There is something about Christmas where people just have a bit of fun.

Furniture & Cabinetmaking

Derek Jones

Derek Jones

European Woodworking Show

25 August 2017

Very excited once again to be contributing to the spectacle that is the European Woodworking Show in a few weeks time at Cressing Temple Barns in Essex. The official word is that this will be the last show on account of Mike Handcock and the team at Classic Hand Tools having run themselves ragged ev ...