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Support for scouts and guides interested in woodturning

Hands-on woodturning was one of the crafts available for young people to try out at this year’s Gilwell 24, organised by the Scout Association...

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Cardiff Racing set for Silverstone

Wales is riding high at the moment, with the success of the football team at the Euros, and Cardiff Racing (affiliated to the Engineering Department at Cardiff University) hope to follow in their...

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Top Furniture College hosts Graduate Show

Axminster Tools & Machinery has given its support and endorsement to Rycotewood Furniture Centre’s graduate show In the Making which will showcase work from the country’s only remaining craft-focused undergraduate furniture course. Students...

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Meet the Maker – Matt Estlea

Meet… Matt Estlea Matt works part-time at Axminster’s Basingstoke store. He studies at Rycotewood Furniture Centre in Oxford and is...

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My Favourite Router Cutters Plus A Few Do’s and Don’ts

A short while ago I dipped briefly into a couple of issues to do with router tables and, as a consequence, it’s worth looking at some of the cutters that you or I might I use in one. It’s really...

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Turn it Up – watch, listen and be inspired by Mark Sanger

Even if you are not into woodturning, listening to Mark Sanger and seeing some of his work may provide the inspirational nudge that motivates you to take up this traditional and well loved craft. In the video footage, Mark talks about how he...