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Archive - 2011 01

Don''t force it

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Derek Jones

26 January 2011

When it comes to blogging I quite often draw a blank. Quite literally as it happens. There is nothing quite so daunting as a blank piece of paper. The task growing ever more out of reach exponentially it seems with every passing second. The silence is deafening and the lack of inspiration painful to ...

Triton Woodworker of the Year Competition

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Derek Jones

21 January 2011

I have just spent the best part of the day driving west to view two of the short listed entries for the Triton Woodworker of the Year Competition. ‘West’ and ‘best part of the day’ for me means about 5 hours driving and four counties with the same again tomorrow to get home. I know the other judges  ...

Call for contributors

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Derek Jones

14 January 2011

Had an email on the subject of rust removal through electrolysis from Bernie Owen this week regarding the recent article in the magazine and last blog. Thanks Bernie. “If I remember my chemistry correctly electrolysis of water yields hydrogen and oxygen. A well ventilated area would be a good idea.  ...

Hubble bubble...

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Derek Jones

5 January 2011

Like many of you I guess I spent longer at home than usual the last couple of weeks. As well enjoying the season there was a fair amount of tinkering around in the workshop. Over the years I’ve squirreled away a number of old tools, some I’ve splashed out on and others just acquired. After years, in ...

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