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Archive - 2011 09

Inspiration for texture, colour and contrast

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Mark Baker

26 September 2011

Continuing on from my discussion and talking about my passion and love of woodlands and how I find a sense of peace and affinity when in amongst them, one of the things that always fascinates me with woodlands is the variety of birds, animals and other species that are present. I also like the stark ...

Exploring Norwegian woodlands

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Mark Baker

20 September 2011

Those of you who have known me for a while know that I love and have an affinity with the sea and woodlands. These are places that I go to unwind in and forget about almost everything else. There is an indescribable tranquillity and an overwhelming sense of age and unhurriedness about them. I have o ...

Welcome to the new look website

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Mark Baker

15 September 2011

I would like to take the opportunity to welcome you to the new look Woodworkers Institute. With over 1,000 uploaded articles, just under 13,000 members, forums for each of our woodworking magazines and of course the latest news and product releases. It is Europe’s largest online resource for woodwor ...

Off to Yandles

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Mark Baker

8 September 2011

I am off to see a manufacturer today and Tegan and I have been busy preparing pages and proofs ready for the magazine going off to repro next week. Friday and Saturday I will be out of the office at Yandles. I know a fair few of you will be there so it will be good to catch up. Many of you contacted ...

The lure of the timber pile

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Mark Baker

5 September 2011

This week is a hectic one, but then as you have gathered by now most are, and sees me going off to meet a manufacturer on Thursday and then arcing down from that meeting Friday morning to go to the Yandles show on Friday and Saturday. The Yandles show is always fun and I always have a great time mee ...

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