If you want to know what we have planned this year, as well as where to find it, this blog post will give you an overview of all the things you can expect to see from us.
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Well, that was an interesting year wasn’t it? Here’s my thoughts on what the hell just happened. As well as what we have planned for the coming year.
For those of you who are interested to hear my thoughts on the Amazon Basics Plane, as well as other cheap planes in general, this blog post will expand on some of the problems I faced throughout this project.
Are your cast iron tables looking slightly brown nowadays? In this short guide, I’ll show you how to clean your tables to get them good as new.
Purchasing tools can be a bit of a minefield. There are so many different brands to choose from, and so many different retailers offering them. This quick guide explains the main tool suppliers I use when sourcing tools, and why I like using them. Axminster Tools and Machinery If you didn’t know already, I worked […]
I’ve recently had some time away from the workshop to reflect on the real reason why I do what I do. I figured getting it down on paper (or screen) was probably the best way to brain vomit all of these thoughts into one place, while also giving you guys something potentially interesting to read. If you’re looking to learn something about woodworking, this post isn’t the right place for you.
In this article, I’m going to share my reasons why I prefer a bandsaw as opposed to a table saw. This is not in an effort to persuade or influence you to copy me, I simply want to outline the things you should think about before purchasing either of these machines.
All the way from initial concept, design, prototyping, manufacturing, and fulfilment. This is the story of how my custom marking knives went from an idea into my head, to a tool that people can use and treasure.
This map details timber suppliers around the world that provide material for craft based industries. If you believe something is missing from this list, please provide me with a name, postcode and website in the comment section at the bottom of the page.
To ensure you get the best from your knife, it’s worth putting some thought into which blade will suit you best. Moreover, how to actually get it fitted into the handle!