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Archive - 2008

Get your carvings in for our online competition

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Michelle Robertson

18 December 2008

Hi all I see that some of you have already entered your work into the online Competition section of Woodcarving but it would be nice to see some more. Deadline for entries is the 2nd January so hurry! Get your carvings up on the site and you could win yourself some gorgeous tools from Pfeil: 1st Pri ...

Yikes! Is Christmas really only 2 weeks away?

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Michelle Robertson

10 December 2008

I woke up this morning in a panic, realising that there are only 2 weeks (and one day to be precise) until Christmas arrives. As forum member Gouger added to his Christmas wish list, I need more time! More time to finish magazines, more time to get ahead for the next issue, more time to squeeze in s ...

The life of a hectic editor...

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Michelle Robertson

3 December 2008

Phew! I have just managed to get the latest edition of Woodcarving 106 off to production, ready to be printed and on the shelves to you for Boxing day. There is a period of about 2 weeks in the office where life seems to be just that little bit more hectic than usual for my designer and I, as we fin ...

Christmas rush

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Michelle Robertson

24 November 2008

To all you who tuned in for my latest blog last week, I apologise for it not being there. Seems some sort of error prevented it being on the system. I like to think it wasn"t operator related but the wrong button could have course been pressed. Anyhow, here it is... Hello once again woodcarvers  ...

To paint or not to paint, that really is the question!

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Michelle Robertson

5 November 2008

I"m now back at the office wading through emails and posts on this website. Whilst it"s nice to catch up and familiarise myself once again with the world of work, I must say I enjoyed my time off. I had the chance to make significant progress in my home and see the benefits of having purchas ...

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the forums are so delightful...

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Michelle Robertson

29 October 2008

Snow at the end of October? There is definitely a chill in the air as I opted for my thick woolly scarf this morning. Even my little dog was looking longingly at her winter t-shirt this morning for me to put on her before leaving for the office (please note I am not the sort of owner that dresses th ...

I want to see your Christmas Santas!

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Michelle Robertson

20 October 2008

I have just opened my first issue of Woodcarving as the new editor and I can""t quite tell you how much of an amazing feeling it was to do so! I feel really happy with the result and I hope that you too will be pleased with what""s on the pages. Some of you will have received your co ...

I met a lot of carvers over the weekend

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Michelle Robertson

13 October 2008

What an event! The editorial team are now back in the office after a weekend demonstrating and advising at the New Midland Power Tool Show at Stoneleigh Park, a little tired but buoyant at having shared our skills and knowledge with a very appreciative audience. Peter Benson on the Woodcarving stand ...

Showtime

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Michelle Robertson

2 October 2008

Tomorrow, I shall be on my way to the New Midland Woodworking and Power Tool Show at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry. Myself, Michael Huntley, Mark Baker, Anthony Bailey and Peter Benson will be on hand to talk about the magazines, as well as help, advise or chat about anything woodworking. We will even b ...

Join in the debate

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Michelle Robertson

24 September 2008

So I see the number of forum members has grown quicker than I could ever have imagined! This is encouraging but I would like to see more of you joining in with forum debates and asking questions. It only takes a few of you to start the ball rolling and before you know it, we have our very own online ...

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