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Archive - 2011 07

Art Deco inspiration

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Vanessa Austin Locke

29 July 2011

One of the joys of working for F&C for me is finding out about the great designers. This month in the mag, we"ve been looking at Art Deco inspired furniture, and a cabinet blueprinted from that great exponent Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann,who is said to have epitomised the French Art Deco scene of the  ...

See you in 2 weeks

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Derek Jones

20 July 2011

The ‘Woodies’ as we are collectively known in the building will soon be operating on a skeleton crew as more of us head off on holiday. In my absence Vanessa will be taking hold of the reigns, so you’re in safe hands. Expect a blog or two and make sure you keep her up to date with news and events. P ...

Surveys, forum links & Apps

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Derek Jones

15 July 2011

If you haven’t been on to the F&C forum yet I’d like to take this opportunity to point you in that direction to take part in a short survey aimed at readers of F&C. Whether you are a subscriber or an occasional reader, I’m interested in what you have to say. I’m going to run this out on a regular ba ...

What’s on your agenda?

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Derek Jones

8 July 2011

Having had every available clamp off the rack today I’ve managed to complete the final stage of the laminating project for the next issue of the magazine leaving the weekend to write it up. I was planning on going back up to Worcestershire on Saturday to attend the open day at Peter Sefton’s School  ...

Bent double

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Derek Jones

5 July 2011

I’ve been wrestling with some awkward shaped formers in the workshop for the last couple of days trying to replicate a technique for laminating compound curves that I used quite a few years back. I think it might have been Alan Titchmarsh who said that tidy gardeners are essentially control freaks w ...

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