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Accidents happen


Mark Baker

30 April 2013

I have mentioned before that many are so wary of making mistakes that there is a risk of compromising a design or look of a piece due to not giving oneself permission to make mistakes. Experimentation is the key to development and the muck ups and such like along the way add to our library of knowle ...

A trip to Guernsey


Mark Baker

22 April 2013

I was fortunate enough this weekend to have been asked to demonstrate in Guernsey at the Sarnia WoodturningGroup. I had not been there before and although it was literally a flying visit - out late Friday afternoon back Sunday morning – I had an absolute blast. The group is small but very enthusiast ...

A wet weekend


Mark Baker

12 April 2013

I have not been home for a couple of weeks – I was at the Yandles show and also Woodbury Woodturners last weekend - so I was hoping to do some nice things like go out this weekend and what is happening but rain. Rain is forecast for Saturday but it is apparently going to be OK, but late afternoon I  ...

A busy Bank Holiday weekend


Mark Baker

3 April 2013

I trust you all had a good Easter? I mentioned in my other blog that I had friends coming to stay and that all went well. One of the days we went to London. We opted to do the London Eye but wanted to do that at night. While on the way to sort out ticket availability there was a street cooked food m ...

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