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15% Discount off DVDs during June




There are still a few days left to take up the current offer of 15% off our DVD range during June. We stock a wide range of DVDs covering all sorts of topics including sharpening techniques, carving by a number … Continue reading






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How to: Sharpen your Woodcarving Gouges




In this video Gerald Adams shows us how to sharpen a woodcarving gouge using traditional oil stones. Gerald runs local wood carving courses and is a member of Masters Carvers Association. In need of some inspiration over christmas? Gerald demonstrates useful … Continue reading






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The Angel Roofs of East Anglia: Unseen Masterpieces of the Middle Ages




With an eye to our local woodworking heritage, we were delighted at the publication of Michael Rimmer’s breathtaking photographs of the amazing angel roofs – 70% of the national total –  which grace around 100 Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire churches. … 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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Furniture Crafts End of Year Show 2015




A showcase of this years students work. Sadly we were unable to make it this year but the video below is definitely worth a look.






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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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Online Masterclasses – Two Week Free Trial




Learn to Carve… Learn to Carve BetterChris has taught wood carving classes around the world for over 35 years, and his greatest pleasure has come from helping others learn to carve well. Whether you’re just getting started or have been … Continue reading






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Yandles Spring Woodworking Show – 11 & 12 April 2014




Show season starts again in April, the first for us is Yandles Spring Woodworking Show on 11th and 12th April. Come along and see Deneb Puchalski from Lie-Nielsen Toolworks demonstrating their range of planes, saws, chisels and sharpening tools. Deneb … Continue reading






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Kirjes Orbicut




Orbicut is the latest tool from the manufacturers of Kirjes in Sweden. Some of you will already have the smaller version (20mm diameter head). We now have stock of a larger version, 40mm diameter head plus the spare cutters for … Continue reading






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