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Tegan Foley  |  Apr 20, 2021  |  0 comments

Oil and woodwork: it's a marriage made in heaven. Wood loves oil to protect and nourish it, and the application of oils is one of the oldest forms of wood finishing. The process results in a natural, hard-wearing effect with an unmistakable, beautiful sheen and silky smoothness you will appreciate. There is a wide range of oils available, and even those who consider themselves pretty savvy about caring for their woodwork can become…

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 19, 2021  |  0 comments

Global workwear and lifestyle brand, Dickies, recently announced the consolidation of its previously segmented ‘Work’ and ‘Life’ brands in Europe. Dickies will move forward as one cohesive apparel brand with both workwear and lifestyle product ranges now available under a united name of ‘Dickies Europe’. Founded in 1922 in Texas, Dickies has stood alongside generations of proud workers, equipping them…

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 16, 2021  |  0 comments

Internationally renowned woodturner and sculptor Joey Richardson is widely regarded for her delicate pierced and richly hued wood forms. Born in Lincolnshire, she grew up in the heart of Twigmoor Woods on a small farm. Here, the magnificent trees subliminally rooted within her a deep love for the woodland and she began turning and carving reclaimed local timber.

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 15, 2021  |  0 comments

Bosch Professional UK is building on the success of its hugely popular #builtwithBosch campaign and taking it to the absolute EXTREME in 2021.

The new #builtwithBosch EXTREME programme sees Bosch offering a massive 500 tools throughout the year, which will be be put through their paces by tradie testers, who will share short videos about real-life usage on site. The best bit is that testers can then keep the tools free of charge!

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 14, 2021  |  0 comments

Ideal for DIY and hobby use, the new Clarke CBS205 205mm electric bench-top bandsaw allows for accurate cutting in all types of wood. A tilting table, mitre gauge and rip fence provide the facility to produce accurate straight, cross, rip, mitre and bevel cutting. For added stability, the CBS205 can be bolted onto your worktop surface using the four holes on the base (bolts sold separately).

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 13, 2021  |  0 comments
Are you a passionate woodworker who loves to implement your ideas in a creative way? If so, #felderchallenge is perfect for you. Inspire others and win great prizes Have you built a project by yourself that you're really proud of? If so, Felder want to see it, so this is your opportunity to show off your very own, individual and unique do-it-yourself build.   An expert jury and the feldergroup.com community will award the…

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 12, 2021  |  0 comments

Whether you're stripping and prepping material at the beginning of your project, or nearing the end and want to achieve a fine finish, Triton's extensive and comprehensive range of sanding tools will help you through each stage of your masterpiece. 

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 12, 2021  |  0 comments

Showcasing the best of British design and making, the winners of this annual award, celebrating the life and work of Alan Peters OBE, have finally been announced, in an online award ceremony which aired yesterday via Jeremy Broun's website.

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 09, 2021  |  0 comments

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and charity for the furnishing industry, is launching the largest fundraising campaign in its 120-year history this May, asking the sector to ‘Step 2 It’ and help raise £250,000 to support people from the trade who have been impacted by COVID-19. The new campaign, which will run for 12 months, aims to inspire companies and individuals to organise…

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 05, 2021  |  0 comments

The new Machine Mart catalogue is packed full of all the tools and equipment you need, whether for a hobbyist, DIY enthusiast or professional. Featuring over 400 price cuts and new products, the new 500-page spring/summer catalogue is a ‘must have’ for anyone seeking a huge choice of tools and equipment at unbeatable value.

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 01, 2021  |  0 comments

Makita has expanded its 40VMax XGT range of high performance tools with the addition of a new Brushless combi drill, brushless brad nailer and Brushless circular saws.

Tegan Foley  |  Apr 01, 2021  |  0 comments

Makita has expanded its high-performance 40VMax XGT range with the launch of nine new tools, including the company’s first twin 40VMax (80VMax) machines. The new additions include both construction tools and garden maintenance machinery, and all feature Makita’s high efficiency brushless motors.

Tegan Foley  |  Mar 30, 2021  |  0 comments
Spring is truly in the air and hopefully on the horizon – and students at the Chippendale International School of Furniture are back in the workshop too!   Below, former student Andreas Gurnter shares what he's been up to since graduating, and in the latest blog for the Fine Furniture Guild website, graduate Mike Whittall, who recently gave an inspiring talk to students on his top tips for setting up a successful furniture…

Tegan Foley  |  Mar 29, 2021  |  0 comments

Triton's patented triple blade planing technology is designed for maximum material removal while creating a superior, smooth finish.

Triple blade design

Power planes usually feature a twin-bladed drum. Triton's patented three-blade drum design is carefully balanced to accommodate the additional blade.

Tegan Foley  |  Mar 26, 2021  |  0 comments

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation in Chichester, West Sussex, has announced plans to merge with KLC School of Design in London to reflect “an exciting new era for specialist creative education” according to its Chief Executive, Alexander Barron.   KLC Ltd will join The Edward James Foundation, which operates West Dean College, in July this year, allowing West Dean College of Arts and Conservation and KLC School of…

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