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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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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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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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Saburr Tooth Rotary Carving Tools – Review by Simon Clements

Simon Clements trained as a potter and came to carving via boatbuilding. He took a 2-year sabbatical at City and Guilds of London Art School to do a Postgraduate Diploma in Ornamental Woodcarving where he won the William Wheeler prize … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Honing Guide

After seven years in the making, we are now delighted to offer Lie-Nielsen’s version of the side clamping style of honing guide. This high-quality piece of kit is solidly machined from stainless steel, with a bronze bearing. This Honing Guide … Continue reading

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Handworks – Amana 2015

It was quite a trek and a big time and financial commitment to travel to this event in Ohio, USA but we felt it was time to re-acquaint ourselves with some old friends and suppliers and to introduce ourselves personally … Continue reading

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Review of Pégas Skip Tooth & Superskip Scrollsaw Blades

Fiona Kingdon (www.fionakingdon.co.uk) reviews some of the Pegas scrollsaw blades we stock, www.classichandtools.com/acatalog/Pegas-Scroll-Saw-Blades Fiona’s Review – Anyone who knows me will know just how little I want to talk about the blades I use. Does it do the job I … Continue reading

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Lenka Cain Pavlickova

The wonderful work of Lenka Cain Pavlickova. This one seems to have a resemblance to our Uncle Albert.

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Magma Black Line Lathes

Markus Schumacher. The  designer of the Magma Titan Black Line Lathes. He is also pretty useful  when it comes to using them.

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Latest News Snippets

Quick note to update you on various things, including we will NOT be at Treefest this weekend. We hope to catch up with you at Frame, Yandles or the European Woodworking Show in September. Chappell Delivery – yes our Chappell … Continue reading

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