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Bentley Weald Woodfair

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Derek Jones

21 September 2012

There’s just enough summer sun left in the day to enjoy one more outdoor event this year before heading into the workshop and lighting the wood-burner. Bentley Weald Woodfair is like no other show in the South East in that it celebrates practically every aspect of timber use. From fine furniture tha ...

What’s in the box?

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Derek Jones

18 September 2012

A brand new plane arrived on my bench today and the contrast couldn’t be greater between the one that has had me scratching my head for ideas and the one in the box. The first one is a Stanley No.5 that I liberated from the recycling bin at the tip last week and the other is Lee Valley’s latest offe ...

until normal service can be resumed

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Derek Jones

14 September 2012

Another week over so it must be time for a blog. Nothing terribly interesting to report this week which probably sounds as if I’ve been sitting here with my feet up. No such luck I’m afraid. Due to a technical hitch I can’t share the images I had in mind of a new project that has just got off the gr ...

A bit on the side

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Derek Jones

7 September 2012

Putting together a magazine each month about furniture making is all very interesting but it’s not the same as actually making furniture. It’s a hard habit to break and one I’m not losing too much sleep over. The activity is fuelled mainly by existing clients and the origins of this project can be t ...

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