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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 ...

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    By woodbloke

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    By edeam55

    Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 7:02 PM

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    Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 6:42 PM

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  • Knapp combination owners

    By aalstin

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 2:32 PM

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  • Inlay

    By Ian Thorn

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:25 PM

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  • Inlay

    By Matt81

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 7:37 PM

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  • Cufflink Box

    By Robson Valley

    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:05 PM

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  • Cufflink Box

    By gregmcateer

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:31 AM

    Very nice workmanship, IMHO.Well done, sir

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