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Westonbirt Woodworks Open Days

A few shots of the Westonbirt Woodworks venue……  

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Bill Carter Was Struck by Cupid’s Arrow, But it Was the Bow that Got Him

Grab yourself a cuppa and have a read of Linda’s (of Hock Tools) interview with Bill Carter. Linda was inspired to write this piece after chatting with Bill & Sarah about the planes at last years European Woodworking Show.   … Continue reading

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Inspirational Visit to Start the Year

Super lucky 14-19 year olds in the East of London. Mike Hancock and Alex Primmer from Classic Hand Tools were privileged and excited to visit the set up for hand tool woodworking training at the London Design and Engineering University … Continue reading

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Geo. R Walker Demonstration

Geo. R Walker, Co author of ‘By Hand & Eye’ and ‘By Hound & Eye’  demonstrates at Handworks 2017 how simple geometry was used by artisans of the pre industrial world to make, well… everything! Ryan Saunders

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Handworks 2017 – Part 1

With so much happening at Handworks last weekend, and it being my first time experiencing the phenomenal American show, I kicked myself on a several occasions for not capturing certain moments on camera. In truth, it doesn’t bother me too … Continue reading

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Handworks 2017

Last night we drank, we ate, we laughed and we prepared ourselves for what is going to be an incredibly busy but awesome day.  The doors to Handworks 2017 open at 10am here with many vendors offering either limited supplies … Continue reading

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Less Than 2 Weeks and Counting

  With only two weeks to go until Handworks and one week until I travel out to the states, I’ve been trying to get a few things sorted and projects to a certain point, so they are ready for when … Continue reading

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Classic Hand Tools at Handworks

If you weren’t able to attend the Midlands Woodworking Show  or Yandles Spring Show  over the past few weeks, then I’m sorry to tell you, you really missed out! I had a blast chatting with everyone and seeing lots of new … Continue reading

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Ryan Saunders – Blogging for Classic Hand Tools

  A Bit of Background I don’t remember exactly when I realised I had a passion for woodworking, but I do remember the phases I went through at the time. I started out, like so many others, having been bitten … Continue reading

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Flash Competition – Win a £50 Classic Hand Tools Voucher

​Just a bit of of post referendum fun ​(the building isn’t on the huh – just the photographer!)​ Flash Competition – Win a £50 Classic Hand Tools Voucher All you have to do is answer 2 questions What is this … Continue reading

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