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Bank holiday

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Matthew Long

27 August 2010

Well, it"s Bank Holiday weekend and I"ve had another great week in the workshop to send me off into the holiday weekend. I"ve finished one of the A2 projects for issue 47... the build mentioned in my previous blog, and tested out a lot of equipment for that issue. Of particular interest  ...

Back in the workshop

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Matthew Long

25 August 2010

Hi there, great to be back behind the helm after my holidays. I had a great time off, thanks, even though it was a staycation, and I feel refreshed. And it"s great to be back in the workshop. We are building a cabinet to house your abrasives for your workshop, and I"ve been putting both the  ...

A spot of DIY

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Michelle Robertson

17 August 2010

With Matt on holiday, it"s down to me to keep the WPP blog up and running, and a lovely chance to say hello to you all. If you read my woodcarving blog, you will know that my transformation of my house has picked up pace recently, with the kitchen, living room, wet room, and bedroom 1 now all co ...

That holiday feeling

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Matthew Long

10 August 2010

Well, it"s my holidays from Thursday, and I"m having what is now called a stay-cation. That makes me feel a whole lot better about not going away, the fact that there"s a word for not going away. As long as the weather holds up, I will have a great time. And there"s not any DIY plann ...

Tall tree tales

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Matthew Long

6 August 2010

When I am asked what I do for a living, it can lead to very interesting conversations. Yesterday, I"d just finished a workout, and I was in the changing rooms afterwards and got in conversation with a chap I"ve known vaguely for a few months now. He asked what I did for a living, and when I  ...

Oldest trees

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Matthew Long

3 August 2010

I"ve been doing a little research for possible future features in WPP, and came across the amazing subject of oldest trees. Now from I can gather there are some very old clonal trees, ie where the roots stay but the trunks may come and go, that could be tens of thousands of years old. In the wor ...

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