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Archive - 07 2015

The Weald of Kent Craft and Design Show

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Briony Darnley

31 July 2015

This may seem a little early to mention, but there is one show in particular which I am looking forward to very much. The Weald of Kent Craft and Design Show, on 11-13 September, is a show not to miss! I have been twice now and would happily go twice more - and again. The show is full of all types o ...

Sharpening

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Mark Baker

23 July 2015

It is curious how often the issue of sharpening tools crops up. Many people I talk to say they can get a reasonable edge on tools, but then comment that they are sure that whatever edge they can get could be better. We all know that incorrectly sharpened or blunt tools are a pain in the proverbial,  ...

Spoonfest

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Briony Darnley

17 July 2015

Since learning about the world of woodcarving, I have to say - although I still have yet to try it - some of my favourite carvings have been lovespoons. So for those of you who favour the carved spoon too, here"s an exciting event you may be interested in! Spoonfest 2015 SPOONFEST has everything ...

American Association of Woodturners

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Mark Baker

1 July 2015

I have just got back from the American Association of Woodturners symposium held in Pittsburg. It moves each year and it is in Atlanta next year. One of the hot topics among carvers, who I talk to and also hear from, is carving on turned work. I know that many carvers are also, or were, turners and  ...

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