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Archive - 10 2016

The journey to the finished product


Mark Baker

27 October 2016

I have been working on some new ideas and let’s just say it has not been plain sailing. They say the journey is more important than the destination, but I do wish – having travelled many proverbial miles in detours and circuitous routes than I care to think about – that I could once in a while get f ...

Woodworking variety

Mark Baker

21 October 2016

There are numerous reasons why I love woodworking in all its variety, but there are also many reasons why people do not think about it as something for them. Most people’s exposure to woodworking is in the form of what they have in the house, see in magazines, on TV or online and of course any furni ...

Wizardry in Wood 2016

Mark Baker

12 October 2016

Yesterday I visited the Wizardry in Wood Exhibition in London. This event happens every four years and is something that takes a long while to plan and bring about logistically. The event features competitions and displays of work from collectors, makers and various turning organisations and I was o ...

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