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High end kit

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Matthew Long

30 September 2011

Go on, admit it... we all love the idea of having the most expensive gear out there. And we"ve all heard the expression you get what you pay for. And every enquiry on the forum about what kit to buy has the post somewhere in the thread: cash buys quality, or something like that. But to what exte ...

Brilliant on a budget

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Matthew Long

23 September 2011

This week, I"ve just had delivery of a small bandsaw for test, the Record BS250. It"s going to become a mainstay of our workshop as well, in my new series on small workshops. And, gotta say, it"s great. Won"t give too much away, as I want you to read the review, obviously. But it" ...

Change is in the air

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Matthew Long

15 September 2011

Welcome to the all new Woodworkers Institute website. It"s got all the old features, but has been redesigned to improve your experience – please let me know what you think! And speaking of new stuff, I"ve been redesigning my workshop space for a new series we are starting. I"ve pulled th ...

Workbench heaven

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Matthew Long

7 September 2011

Workbenches. We all need them, and most of us neglect to get the right one. Even here at GMC, our workbenches are on an odd mixture of co-opted lumps of timber, some made for purpose, others more or less dragged in off the street. So, in the next issue of WPP, I"m glad to announce that Alan Holt ...

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