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Archive - 01 2014

The work of Loris Marazzi

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Mark Baker

31 January 2014

I am working through some items to be uploaded to the Woodworkers Institute website and I never cease to be amazed at the rich diversity of things that are done, seen and discussed in the pursuit of carving. This is backed up by peoples responses to my last blog, as to how many projects carvers are  ...

How many carvings to you make per year?

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Mark Baker

21 January 2014

I have been asking various people and club members that I talk to, how many carvings they are making/finishing per year. Given that there are not too many carving clubs - meaning there are more people working in isolation, than those belonging to the club - coupled with the fact that the projects of ...

What have you been carving?

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Mark Baker

15 January 2014

An owl, phoenix, toad, wolf, shrew, trout, salmon, carp, dolphin, rose, cornice moulding, mirror frame, wildebeest, swan, duck, dog, house plaque, village sign and walking sticks are but some of the things that you have let me know over the last 10 days, that some of you are making. I think you will ...

Carving workstations

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Mark Baker

8 January 2014

Many carvers I know do not have a dedicated workshop or area they can call a work area. Some work away in their livings rooms, kitchens, and spare rooms, in amongst the other everyday stuff and they produce lovely things. If you knife carve, you have very little equipment and nothing much in the way ...

Back into the breach

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Mark Baker

3 January 2014

It is back into the breach at work and playing catch up with all the emails and such, that came in while I was away. Thank you for all your best wishes for the New Year. I too wish you all the best. It seems that the break was a quiet one for many and it was for me too, in the main. I haven’t yet bo ...

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