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Archive - 06 2014

Woodworking disciplines

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Mark Baker

24 June 2014

My last blog has attracted quite a few comments from carvers and turners alike on the diversity of types of carving being undertaken by "turners". Note: I put that one in single quote marks. I said in the last blog how the boundaries of the two disciplines are becoming ever more blurred. Yes ...

The natural symbiosis between turning and carving

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Mark Baker

19 June 2014

In Woodcarving magazine I have been discussing how there is a natural symbiosis between turning and carving and how there are ever more turners who use carving on their turned work. Having just got back from a turning symposium in the USA, I thought I would share some of the work I saw at the event. ...

Hectic times

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Briony Darnley

13 June 2014

It certainly has been a crazy few weeks in the office recently, with various members of staff disappearing off on their holidays – I’ve had mine recently! So things have been a bit hectic. Taking Tegan"s place while she was away was a great and exciting experience and I learned a lot, but my hol ...

Carving at craft fairs

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Mark Baker

2 June 2014

June is a strange month in as much as there are quite a few fairs and things, but not much specific to woodcarving - well, not that I have been told. There is one major event in the USA and that is the International Woodcarvers Congress held form the 8-15th June in Maquoketa, Iowa: www.awcltd.org Bu ...

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