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Summer shows

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Tegan Foley

27 May 2010

Summer is here and there is a wide range of shows happening over the next few months. No matter what you chosen discipline, there is a woodworking show which will appeal to you. Below you will find a list of upcoming shows along with details for each. We hope you find this to be a useful resource. Y ...

Too hot to turn?

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Mark Baker

25 May 2010

The sun has been shining and people have been out and about with their families, as I was on Saturday when I went for a picnic near Bury St Edmunds. I did, however, have to buy a new hat so I didn’t burn my head. It is one of the problems that we follically challenged people suffer with, but hey, I  ...

A very productive week

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Tegan Foley

20 May 2010

Hello all! Well, it has been a busy week here in the Woodturning office, but it has also been a very productive one. We are currently working on a number of new designs for the next issue – 216 – and I have to say that I am really impressed with what we have achieved. I hope you all like the designs ...

New ventures

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Mark Baker

18 May 2010

We are preparing for a new venture. Tomorrow we will be working on our first video clips for inclusion on the web. Things like video blogs, technique clips and on-site clips of shows and major events. I must admit that it all sounds rather fun although, having worked on four DVDs before, there will  ...

Back to the lathe

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Tegan Foley

13 May 2010

Hi there! I hope you’re all well? Well, the bottle stopper project is now complete and we are almost ready to have it designed. We were in the workshop on Tuesday making up the various designs – 10 in total. All of them are simple to make, using a combination of both timber and acrylic materials. Al ...

When are you at your most creative?

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Mark Baker

10 May 2010

I had a wonderful time visiting two clubs recently – one being the Cambridge Woodturners and the other being the Ulster Chapter of Woodturners. Both clubs have displays of work at each event and the standard of work is very good. The experimentation being worked through is brilliant. I also note tha ...

Finishing touches

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Tegan Foley

6 May 2010

Good afternoon, and I am pleased to announce that we have sunshine, which is always welcome. I do find that I am generally a lot happier when the weather is nice, which hopefully others can relate to! It has been a busy week despite the fact it has been a short one. I am currently looking through th ...

A productive weekend

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Mark Baker

4 May 2010

I ended up in the garden over the bank holiday, but I also cleared up the kitchen mess that still resided in the workshop. I found four tools I thought I had lost, but they were, in fact, on the floor in the melee of dust, wood off cuts and general rubbish that had accrued. I have kept all the shavi ...

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