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Inspirational Woodworking

 

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‘Sculpted with a bandsaw’ The City Series is a collection of sculptures by James McNabb, he uses a technique that involves intuitive cutting with a bandsaw, a form of drawing in wood. James uses scrap’s from his furniture making and makes cuts as the abstract shapes develop into buildings, a process he calls "sketching with a band saw" the resultant shapes resemble architectural forms which become component pieces for his large sculptures based on cityscapes.

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The First ITS Toolshow

NEWS: The First ITS Toolshow

The very first ITS Tool Show at their Loughton HQ and there are top notch reasons to come along…

The Young Furniture Makers exhibition

NEWS: The Young Furniture Makers exhibition

The Young Furniture Makers exhibition will showcase work of the best young designer makers of the fu...

New Proxxon Angle Polisher

NEWS: New Proxxon Angle Polisher

Proxxon miniature tools come with a reputation for quality and this small angle polisher is no excep...

Record Power Promotions

NEWS: Record Power Promotions

The Record Power Autumn / Winter 2014/15 catalogue new features, videos and a great competition

Upgrade your workshop with Jet

NEWS: Upgrade your workshop with Jet

Take a look at the Jet offers available this autumn.

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The Young Furniture Makers Exhibition

 

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The Furniture Makers Company recently hosted their annual Young Furniture Makers exhibition with students exhibiting at all levels, from FDA to BA to MA. The excitement and buzz illustrated that there is a thriving industry wanting to actively engage with young talent, helping to maintain skills and build a robust workforce for the future. Alex Stewart was made Young Furniture Maker of the Year and Joseph Kennedy, won the award for the best exhibit of the show – the Stem Table.

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The second Badger Sett by Malcolm Alexander 1

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My Projects 2 by Derek Lane

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Mailee's work by Mailee

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Wooden Locking Systems by Kel Snake

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New lease of life for the shepherd’s hut

 

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An historic part of the countryside is being brought back to life, the humble shepherd’s hut was once a common sight across much of the British countryside, allowing farmers to watch over their flocks by night, particularly during the lambing season. A project by the Chippendale School of Furniture which has now finished its first shepherd’s hut, complete with basic amenities and wood-burning stove, aims to give it a 21st century makeover.

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Articles and Videos

Kinetic sculpture by Scott Weaver

INSPIRATION: Kinetic sculpture by Scott Weaver

An amazingly intricate and complex kinetic sculpture by Scott Weaver.

Hilla Shamia Wood Casting

PROFILES: Hilla Shamia Wood Casting

Hilla Shamia creates inspiring furniture by combining irregularly shaped wood and cast aluminium

Wood Furniture Embedded with Glass Rivers and Lakes

INSPIRATION: Wood Furniture Embedded with Glass Rivers and Lakes

Greg Klassen has developed a beautiful line of furniture called the River Collection, featuring a re...

George Wurtzel

PROFILES: George Wurtzel

George Wurtzel says that one can learn to see with their hands. George is a craftsperson and artist ...

Anatomy lesson

DESIGN: Anatomy lesson

We are back in the workshop with Carl Handy, but this time it is more like bared souls than soul mus...

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The New Anarchists

 

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The classic English tool chest, a design that has been transported around the globe for centuries, it has become the symbolic emblem of a true craftsman. Light weight and built to withstand the rigors of a typical journeyman, the hand tools inside have quite literally shaped our world. Now days a new army of wood-be artisans are championing a hand tool renaissance as more of us realize the true value of hand made goods over mass produced hybrids. It’s a quiet revolution of sorts…

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In the next issue of Good Woodworking, a Kitchen Special in which we give tips on how to give your kitchen a bespoke look. Andy King has found some great jigs for sinks and draining-board grooves and he's delighted with a new Bosch jigsaw. We’ve got lots more projects including a butcher's block table, meanwhile Edward Hopkins will be building a staircase to make better use of his pantry.

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Recent Forum Project

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Take a look at a recent project from our members forum...Father and son team Malcombe and Mark, making an impressive collection of bandsawn boxes whilst having fun setting up their new workshop. See more photos and read all about it in the forum.

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