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Glues & Gluing

Glues and Gluing – Part Three

Having explored a range of suitable adhesives for the modern (and maybe not quite so modern) workshop, it’s time to look at a few ways of...

Glues & Gluing

Glues and Gluing – Part Two

In the second of this short series of articles on glues and gluing, I’ll be looking at a few more of the more common adhesives that ought to be on a shelf in your workshop. For some years, the...

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Come and see us at W16

While continually enlarging and updating its range of woodworking tools and machinery, Axminster Tools & Machinery will be displaying some new and exciting products at the W16 show in October at the NEC Birmingham. Held every two years, W16...

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Glues And Gluing – Part One

The art of wood mangling has been around almost since the very dawn of civilization; certainly the Egyptians a few thousand years ago knew how to...

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Behind the scenes at our Meet the Maker video shoot in West Dorset

Our new Meet the Maker series has taken us to the beautiful village of Wootton Fitzpaine in West Dorset, where we have been meeting a family company, specialising in gates and outdoor furniture....

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Rycotewood’s Graduates display exceptional craftsmanship

‘In the Making’, Rycotewood’s graduate show held earlier this month at the Furniture Makers’ Hall in London, proved to be a worthy showcase of work by students from the country’s sole remaining craft-focused undergraduate furniture course....