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John Wills 109/05/2018 13:29:41
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Apologies if this is not an appropriate place to post my question.

Coming up to retirement I would like to develop working with wood as a hobby.

Where can I get advice for setting up and learning the techniques, skills, tools, suppliers that I should consider. Doe The Woodworker have articles for novice woodworkers?

I do have an eye on making an acoustic guitar in the future.

Derek Lane09/05/2018 22:42:50
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You could look around your local area to see if there are any adult classes that you could attend. Everything that I have learnt is from books. I am a hobby woodworker/turner but there are still lots that I would like to learn. Be carefull of places like U tube as there are some very bad video's on there as well as some good ones it is a case of know which is which.

Ask questions on the many forums that are around as well can reap many answers

derek willis 112/05/2018 09:53:40
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John, there is little more to say after Derek's comments, but, log onto and

join "Router Forums", to my mind this is he best anywhere, vast and worldwide,

basically USA members but a Canadian site, I know members from Australia, Africa,

Croatia, and so many more. You will learn a lot.


John Wills 112/05/2018 16:28:39
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Thanks chaps,

I'm going to local adult classes ASAP

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