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Archive - 2008 12

Have a great holiday!

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Mark Baker (Group Editor)

24 December 2008

Well, the condensed deadlines for the magazines that go to reproduction over Christmas have caused a flurry of activity and will make today’s deadline. This flurry also occurs when we try to take time off for a holiday, and so on at other times during the year too. One definitely needs to be able to ...

Christmas conundrums

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Mark Baker (Group Editor)

18 December 2008

Eeek! No woodworking for me this weekend. Demos have finished and despite my protestations Christmas is upon me and I cannot escape it. I have to go shopping on Saturday. Oh heck, actually I can trade off 1 hour shopping – my wife has done most of it after all – as I only have to buy presents or my  ...

Planning

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Mark Baker (Group Editor)

11 December 2008

I must admit that this week has been a bit of a blur. Christmas is looming and we are trying to have some holiday during that period, so we are all on a spurt to have everything to ‘reproduction’ by Christmas Eve. The print presses stop for no one and the deadlines still have to be met. Some of thes ...

A dose of realism

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Mark Baker (Group Editor)

2 December 2008

I went to the Harrogate show recently and found it to be a direct contrast to some of the woodworking shows that have recently occurred, in as much as it was very busy. My colleague attended the D&M show and it too was busy, as was the Yandles show in the spring. Some others that have occurred recen ...

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