YANDLES Spring Show

With the sun high in the sky, queues at the ice cream van and stacks of timber seasoning around the yard it could only mean one thing: time for Yandles Spring Show. More than a decade since my last visit, it was encouraging to find the format has hardly changed. As one of the country’s friendliest free woodworking events it’s hardly surprising, I suppose.

 


Huge slabs of oak, black walnut, wenge and bubinga, to name but a few. Not cheap, but some lovely quality stock

 


American woodworker April Wilkerson – Triton brand champion and renowned YouTube blogger

 


One of Sean Hellman’s exquisite fan bird carvings

 

One of the quirkier aspects of this event is that many demos and trade stands are set up in the mill. No high-tech machinery here, just a collection of elderly industrial, yet basic, saws, planers, overhead routers and similar covered in years of sawdust and temporarily silent. After the two-day event, this area reverts to a working machine shop.

Read the full article in Good Woodworking June 2017

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