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Archive - 2014 03

Furniture making in the Roubo style


Derek Jones

20 March 2014

Roubo it seems is very much back in vogue some 200 years after he penned the now famous L"Art du Menuisier - The Art of the Joiner. Published over several volumes between 1769 and 1774 it has been an invaluable source of reference and inspiration to woodworkers and students of cabinetmaking ever ...

Steaming out the bends


Derek Jones

6 March 2014

If I suddenly go missing at a crafts show or woodworking event where there’s a pitch selling off old tools, then there’s a good chance that’s where you’ll find me. In fact, extend this to boot fairs and flea markets where the everyday flotsam and jetsam of the past is often piled high or scattered o ...

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