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Archive - 2012 10

A holiday in Florence


Mark Baker

26 October 2012

Well, my holiday is upon me and I am looking forward to going to Florence. It will be nice to take a break. I have only had the odd day off here and there this year and have, it must be said, used those days to visit some lovely locations. The locations visited, usually centred around fly fishing lo ...

Difficult jobs


Mark Baker

19 October 2012

In the midst of all the hubbub of daily life we often forget to make time for ourselves. One such way of doing this is in our workshops. It is our space and place to do as we choose and have a bit of time just to shut everything else out. I know that for many carvers, the time taken on a piece is no ...

Carving for charity


Mark Baker

10 October 2012

I am constantly amazed at the productivity of carvers and how many clubs are carving items which are then sold to support local and national charities. Go to any show and there is likely to be a club stand whereby there will be something in the form of a raffle with carvings to be won or items for s ...

IWCOTY: The winners...


Miriam Bentham

1 October 2012

It"s very hard to keep a secret. Especially when you have been building up to it for nearly a year! That"s right, we now have our IWCOTY winner, who will remain top-secret, until the publication of Woodcarving 129 on the 25 October. It was a very hard decision for our judges. Although not in ...

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