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Archive - 2010 07

116 off to repro

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Michelle Robertson

30 July 2010

Well with the close of the week, issue 116 of Woodcarving has hit repro and so we can all look forward to a nice weekend. Mine will be filled with laying wood flooring and perhaps baking a pie of some description for a Pie Gathering in Brighton! Oh what we get up to in our spare time! Have a good on ...

Last chance saloon

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Michelle Robertson

26 July 2010

Before you get used to seeing Mark Baker"s lovely face on the Woodcarving blogs, rest assured, I have returned, just in time for the repro of issue 116, September/October. Mark, Tegan, Andrea and Al have been doing a sterling job in my absence for which I am very grateful, so the next issue is v ...

Rome here I come!

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Mark Baker

22 July 2010

Well, I am off on my hols soon and I will be visiting 4 places in Rome. I will be taking plenty of pictures so you can see some of the places I have been when I come back. I must admit to being quite excited. I have not been to Italy before and I so want to see the carvings and architecture. It’s no ...

What style of carving do you like to tackle?

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Mark Baker

14 July 2010

Woodcarving is a marvellous woodworking discipline to tackle. The subjects and the way one can tackle them are myriad. Birds, animals, anything form nature, humans stylised or realistic in the round or relief to apply colour or not, to work by hand or use power tools. Choices, choices, choices, but  ...

Covered

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Michelle Robertson

6 July 2010

Today has been a rather interesting day at the office. For the first part, I had a helping hand from a very nice young lady on work experience called Gillian. It makes you think a little differently as to how the magazines are put together and you look at things with new eyes. Going through what we  ...

Back to basics

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Michelle Robertson

2 July 2010

Hello all. I am back to civilisation, which in short means a decent bed, a bath and flushing loos. Yes I was at Glastonbury last week and a few days there really does make you realise how lucky we are in modern society and how much we take for granted. I had a lovely time watching a lot a very good  ...

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