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Entries for the MakeIT Furniture and MakeIT Wood Schools competition have now been judged and the winners chosen.

The MakeIT Furniture project asked students to research and design a product, identifying the type of raw materials used, considering sustainable design and investigating production processes.

The MakeIT! Wood project asked students to research engineered timber, construct a model of a laminated wooden beam and develop design proposals for a landscape structure.

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New Sjöbergs workbenches

NEWS: New Sjöbergs workbenches

Designed for the serious hobby user, perfect for those with limited space in the garage or workshop.

The Wood Awards 2014 Call for Entry

NEWS: The Wood Awards 2014 Call for Entry

The national Wood Awards - the UK’s premier award scheme is now open for entries.

BriMarc's latest newsletter and Jet offers

NEWS: BriMarc's latest newsletter and Jet offers

Look out for BriMarc’s latest newsletter and Jet offers leaflet highlighting the 5 star 'legends'.

New 2014 Brimarc Tools Catalogue

NEWS: New 2014 Brimarc Tools Catalogue

The new BriMarc Tools and Machinery catalogue is now available

Dowelmax UK Expands Range

NEWS: Dowelmax UK Expands Range

Following the highly successful Dowelmax Classic doweling jig Dowelmax expands its product range to ...

Ten Turners Wow The Crowd at Nuneaton

NEWS: Ten Turners Wow The Crowd at Nuneaton

The 10 Turners Turning event at Axminster’s Nuneaton store proved to be quite a crowd puller

Osmo UV Protection Oil

NEWS: Osmo UV Protection Oil

Osmo UK, has extended its exterior wood finishes range with the introduction of Cedar UV-Protection-...

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Weald of Kent Craft & Design Show

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The Weald of Kent Craft & Design Show is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, taking place from the 3-5 May at the stunning Penshurst Place & Gardens.

Join the festivities with shopping from a selection of handmade crafts from leading British artisans while those looking for inspiration can interact with experts in the Traditional Craft Demonstrations including wire sculpting, pole lathe turning, hazel hurdle and spar making. There's loads for more the whole family!

For a chance to win family tickets read more here.

Art on Chairs Launches International competition

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Art on Chairs, international event of design and creativity in the furniture industry, has just kicked off with 2 calls for participation to the creative community: the International Design Competition (IDC) and the More Design.

The aim is to promote design and contemporary creativity looking to engage widespread participation and input, Art on Chairs invites designers, creatives, economic agents, students and the audience at large to explore design as a driving force for innovation. 

Read more here.


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Wokingham Tools Show Day

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Articles and Videos

Get Woodworking Live Part 1-Basic Woodturning

WOODTURNING TECHNIQUE: Get Woodworking Live Part 1-Basic Woodturning

Watch Part one of Les Thorne's woodturning demonstration recorded at Get Woodworking Live

Advanced Box Making Techniques - Intro

BOX MAKING: Advanced Box Making Techniques - Intro

Peter Dunsmore demos some exciting decorative techniques to help give your box projects a bit more X...

Ron Fox Router Jigs

JIGS & WORKSHOP AIDS: Ron Fox Router Jigs

Part 1 - In this video Ron talks about some basic jigs for use with the router that can drastically ...

Machinery Workflow, Part 1

MACHINERY: Machinery Workflow, Part 1

In this new video series, Good Woodworking's Andy King explains the benefits of a good workshop layo...

Closed Segmented Vase

INSPIRATION: Closed Segmented Vase

Dennis Wake presents his guide to making a closed segmented vase

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The Woodworker May 2014

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What's in the Latest Issue of The Woodworker

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Well they say that variety is the spice of life and the next issue is probably one of the most rounded of late, with something for everyone from pencil manufacture and pot pourri to boxes and bow-fronted cabinets.

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What's in the New Issue of Good Woodworking

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The May issue, is a great mix of perfection and practicality; we meet a remarkable man whose work is a good example of both. Andrea Hargreaves meets a couple of makers, who are producing stunning contemporary furniture but also training the next generation to attain their own levels of perfection.

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Recent Forum Project

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Take a look at a recent project from our forum, Dennis Wake's turnings in Teak from the restoration of H.M.S Trincomalee. See more photos and read all about it in the forum.

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