Latest from the editor's blog...

Anthony Bailey

A Hot, Hot Summer

10 September 2018

I’ve been busy throughout the summer and lovely though the hot weather has been, it’s uncomfortable when the workshop gets unbearably hot. Because of the way it is built and insulated it actually gets worse towards the end of an afternoon as the heat finally seeps through, earlier in the day I just  ...

Latest from the forum...


  • Combined chipcarving & painting What use to color?

    By jackalope

    Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:23 AM

    Hey, Rachael.Watercolor paints are pigments suspended in a carrier and the binder is gum Arabic. They may stain/penetrate the wood, as they do in good w/c ...

    View

  • Turned Mallet

    By gregmcateer

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:22 AM

    Nothing modest about that! Nice and neat. well done

    View

  • Free Portek Chainsaw chain grinding wheel on offer

    By Tim Pettigrew

    Monday, January 14, 2019 - 12:11 PM

    This has now been taken 14/01/2019

    View

  • Turned Mallet

    By Claude

    Monday, January 14, 2019 - 12:04 AM

    Looks great, Andy!  I'd be happy to use that in my carving...Claude

    View

  • Turned Mallet

    By Lost Head

    Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 8:04 PM

    I absolutely love the mallets in Work Shop Heaven. I had already spent my Christmas money on some other tools so had a go at turning my own. A pretty modes...

    View

  • Free Portek Chainsaw chain grinding wheel on offer

    By Tim Pettigrew

    Friday, January 11, 2019 - 3:40 PM

    I recently (7th January 2019) purchased a replacement grinding wheel for my Portek Maxi Mk2 chainsaw sharpener. Unfortunately the wheel I ordered (and have...

    View

  • New year greeting from Tokyo Japan

    By myoshiiky

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:26 AM

    Hello, GeorgeYou too love the automation.  It is nice! I am happy if you love my works.Thank youYoshii 

    View

  • New year greeting from Tokyo Japan

    By myoshiiky

    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:25 AM

    Hello, GregI am happy if you enjoyed my works.Thank youYoshii  myoshiiky2019-01-09 00:28:01

    View