Northern Woodworking Show, Harrogate, 18 – 20 Nov 2016

The biggest woodwork show in the north of England will soon be here again and, for the fifth successive year, I will be there demonstrating techniques, answering questions and showcasing the work of my students.  I am very pleased that Shane Skelton of Skelton Saws has agreed to be there on one of the days – he will be demonstrating saw sharpening and answering saw-related questions.  Further details of the weekend will be available on my website nearer the time.

Cabinet making on 6-10th November –  Reduced by 10%.

Cabinet making on 6-10th November – Reduced by 10%.

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This course is a chance to refine your dovetailing techniques and learn to make piston fit drawers, the sort that push the other drawers out as you close them.

Harrogate Woodworking Show 17-19th November 2017

Harrogate Woodworking Show 17-19th November 2017

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In will be at the North of England Woodwork and Power Tool exhibition again this year. A chance to catch up with friends and students old and new.

Complete Woodworking goes European.

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Complete Woodworking is selling strongly in Europe, woodwork sans frontiers!

Book publication December 1st

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Well, it’s almost here, -the moment we’ve all been waiting for !  My book, ‘Complete Woodworking – Essential Skills and Techniques for Beginners’, will be published on December 1st – just in time to solve all your Christmas present problems. I already have a ‘pre publication’ copy of it and I’m impressed by how good it […]

North of England Woodwork and Power Tool Show 18 – 20 Nov 2016

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The North of England Woodwork and Power Tool Show will soon be back again and, for the fifth successive year, I will be there, demonstrating techniques, answering questions and showcasing the work of my students.  I am pleased that Shane Skelton of Skelton Saws will also be joining me on one of the days.  Shane […]

What we do on a bench making course.

What we do on a bench making course.

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in Blog, News and Events | No Comments

Last week I taught a six day work bench making course. This is one of my most demanding courses, both mentally and physically, for both my students and me! It’s demanding physically because we are working with big bits of wood and big joints and mentally because the work, although using large section timber, requires […]