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Jun
13

Tips and Tricks For Getting A Sheen From an Oil Finish

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Synopsis: Oil finishes are popular for surfaces that people are going to touch, because they simply are more pleasant to touch than film finishes. But until Adam Godet discovered the right way to apply an oil finish, he was getting lackluster results. He…

Jun
13

Four Techniques To Create Patterns With Veneer

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Turn the page. The simplest grain match is like reading a book. Open two consecutive leaves along the long-grain edge. The grain patterns on the open pages are a mirror image of one another.Four Ways to Match Grain I love experimenting with grain…

Jun
13

Video: How to create a textured finish with a wire brush

burnishing a piece of wenge with a barbecue brush

Mike Pekovich usually prefers to do little more than handplane a surface in preparation for finishing. This gives him a flat, smooth surface that shows off the beauty of the wood and the design of the piece. However, on his wenge tea box…

Jul
5

The New Issue of Good Woodworking Magazine – GW320 – Magazines

Once the Bosch Professional GSB 18 V-60 combi drill is connected to the app there is a range of user-defined controls available

Annemarie Adams takes a simple design for a wooden whistle and gives it wings Our July issue is all about summer woodworking and we’ve got some great projects, techniques and features to amuse you over the coming month, as well as our usual…

Jul
5

The Woodworker – August 2017 – What is in it… – Magazines

In this excerpt from The Woodworker of April 1925, we look at plans for an Adam-style extending dining table, which remains a very useful item to this day

    A very nice badger plane made by John Arnold at his Bloomsbury premises, sometime between 1831-1846 We’ve got a great issue in store for you in this, our August edition. We have a brand-new series from tool collector specialist Gary Cook,…

Jul
5

Worklight with connectivity module…

Bosch updates worklight with connectivity module

Bosch has reinforced the labour-saving advantages of tool connectivity with the launch of its GLI 18 V-1900 C Professional Floodlight. Thanks to Bosch connectivity, the strong performance and user-friendly features of the cordless LED worklight can be utilised and adjusted easily and remotely.…

Jul
5

Yandles Show 2017…

Yandles Woodworking Show Sept 2017

 

Jul
5

Display Cabinet for a Chinese Terracotta Horse

Display Cabinet for a Chinese Terracotta Horse   Richard Williams was recently awarded the prestigious Claxton Stevens Prize for his stunning display cabinet, which was designed to house a magnificent Chinese terracotta horse dating back to the Tang Dynasty Richard was commissioned to…

Jul
5

Improved M-Class Dust Extractor…

Makita Improved M-Class Dust Extractor

•110v and 240v models with Power Take Off options•Increased airflow and new InfiniClean™ automatic filter cleaning system Makita’s 447M M-Class dust extractor has set high performance and reliability standards throughout industry since its introduction and the latest version of the M-Class extractor, the…

Jul
5

Phil Irons in action with Woodcut Tools at Axminster stores…

Phil Irons Demonstrations

Good news for woodturning enthusiasts: Phil Irons will be demonstrating tools from Woodcut at all the Axminster stores over the next 12 months. Phil is now well established on both the UK and international woodturning scene. But it was as a teenager that…