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Fold-down fun

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Matthew Long

27 August 2009

This week I"ve been hard at it in the woodshop building a collapsible workbench, with a vice and integral router table... the project will appear in issue 34, which is on sale in Oct. It"s actually been a real eyeopener into how difficult it can be to design something from scratch with movin ...

Games and good luck

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Matthew Long

18 August 2009

Had another great day in the workshop with our Anthony today. I"ve been busy making up a bar skittles set for issue 34, which is on sale on October 8. The skittles set was made up off lots of off-cuts and the like which I find around the workshop and as such had a few different kinds of timber.. ...

Repro

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Matthew Long

13 August 2009

We saw issue 33 off to its deadline yesterday, and it looks pretty good, even if I do say so myself. It"s a great feeling to plan an issue, work with the contributors and all our staff, who all pull together to create something from nothing... it never ceases to give me a buzz! The thing with al ...

It's Friday...

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Matthew Long

7 August 2009

Well, the end of another week at WPP towers, and what a week it"s been. I"ve started planning for issue 34 and already think we"ve got some great stuff lined up. I"m gonna start making my mini-projects for the issue, and for 34 I am concentrating on games... everything from dominoes  ...

Mondays and modelling

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Matthew Long

3 August 2009

Mondays.... who"d have "em. Had a split day today, working both in the office and down in the workshop. Not a shaving or chip was made in anger, however! Today was all about photography. We are looking at the cover shots for the next issue, and taking pictures of some of the kit Tilgear supp ...

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