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Archive - 11 2016

The three 'F's of turning


Mark Baker

30 November 2016

I have, as always, been busy and I was in Ireland last Friday and Saturday at W. H. Raitts store in Stanorlar, Co Donegal. The trip and show was great, and it was nice to be able to catch up with turners I hadn’t seen for a few years. It was however, very cold and there was a strong hoar frost on bo ...

On the road again


Mark Baker

25 November 2016

My journey to and from the North of England Woodworking Show in Harrogate was definitely a long one, but very uneventful. When one embarks on a long journey whether they’re driving or flying or a trip that requires travelling many miles, it can be a good thing. Mind you, avoiding the traffic at 4am  ...

North of England Woodworking show

Mark Baker

16 November 2016

As usual, it is busy in the woodworking department. Christmas is coming and there are condensed deadlines to deal with and also a lot of events, meetings and shows to attend. This weekend I will be at the North of England Woodworking show in Harrogate. DETAILS: When: 18-20th November, 2016 Where: Gr ...

This weekend


Mark Baker

9 November 2016

This weekend I’ll be at home for the whole weekend, which is so rare, I wonder if the bunting will be put out! I am set to move about items in the bedrooms. Hmm! So much for a relaxing weekend! I think we, my wife and I, will go to the cinema though so that will be nice. On Sunday, however, I have t ...

Wizardry in Wood visit

Briony Darnley

4 November 2016

Last month, on 14 October to be precise, I took the train into London to visit my first woodworking show. The show was Wizardry in Wood, the fourth show from the Worshipful Company of Turners, having started in 2004. Now, I won’t give too much away as I have a feature in issue 300 of Woodturning mag ...

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