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Friday 22 March 2013


Issue 204 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking has a wide of projects, techniques, tests and equipment to entertain and inspire you. Our main feature this month looks at Peter Hall & Son, a family business that was established back in 1972.

In terms of projects and techniques, this month our deconstruct features two ornate jewellery boxes from Robert Ingham; Matthew Platt tackles the subject of creating ellipses; Rob Stoakley shows you how to make a mask cabinet and John Bullar looks at the ancient origins of dentils.

In our features section, as well as the main profile we also have a special feature on the V&A's brand new permanent furniture exhibition, the Dr Susan Weber Gallery. Michael Huntley also muses on modern apprenticeships and draws upon the opinions on both David Charlesworth and Peter Sefton; we then finish off with a 20 minute interview with John Rook, who took 2012 by storm with a host of exciting exhibitions.

Our tests & equipment section features our usual editor's round up and we bring you a host of new products and a few mini tests; we then have a look at the Sedgwick TA 450 rip saw before we try out the Quangsheng convex spokeshave; we then finish off with a roundup of workwear from Mascot.

As well as all this there are our usual 'Your F&C' pages such as news and events, F&CUK, reviews and a special competition from Festool.

All this and more in F&C 204!

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