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Archive - 2012 03

2 accidents in 1 day


Mark Baker

30 March 2012

I am often surprised at how little things cause me to smile and it is surprising how much impact these little incidences have for good and bad. I was working on the lathe and adding some carved detail to a piece and the sound of the blade slicing through the wood as it cut cleanly leaving a fully bu ...

Cover shoots


Mark Baker

16 March 2012

Things have been somewhat hectic in the woodworking department lately. We have condensed cycles because of Easter. There are also two magazines undergoing a lot of changes and redesigns; I have been to Cologne to the Tool fair and the South East woodworking show, both of which were great events. It  ...

Cologne Hardware Fair


Mark Baker

6 March 2012

Many of you comment that my job sometimes requires me to be here there and everywhere - a trick I am trying to learn better - and most of last week and yesterday saw me doing just that. We are changing what is featured in some of our magazines within the woodworking group – Woodcarving and also Wood ...

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