Profiles

Sort By:  Post Date TitlePublish Date
Tegan Foley  |  May 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Andrew Lawton – one of our three expert judges for the Alan Peters Furniture Award 2022 – presents an exhibition piece made using a very unique material

Tegan Foley  |  May 19, 2022  |  0 comments
Pub signs bear their names for sound – if sometimes obscure – reasons, and in total offer a fascinating reflection of English history and social change, as Paul Greer goes on to demonstrate
Tegan Foley  |  Apr 23, 2022  |  0 comments

A showcase of The Alan Peters Online Furniture Award 2021 winners and their fantastic pieces, alongside an online ceremony and virtual exhibition, organised by Jeremy Broun

Tegan Foley  |  Mar 09, 2022  |  First Published: Mar 08, 2022  |  0 comments
As most woodworkers and woodturners know, Record Power is a world-renowned UK brand, with historic roots planted firmly in Sheffield. In recent years, the company has focused on developing and expanding its UK-based manufacturing capacity, beginning with the acquisition of the CamVac brand of dust extraction machines back in 2014
Tegan Foley  |  Jan 27, 2022  |  0 comments
Jim Sutherland tells us why, after all these years, his Grandfather’s old tools still hold such a central place in his tool cupboard
Tegan Foley  |  Jan 14, 2022  |  0 comments
Peter Scaife, editor of The Woodworker in the mid-1960s, recalls a very different world of woodworking
Tegan Foley  |  Jan 05, 2022  |  0 comments
Furniture maker and designer Tom Galt’s passion for creating sleek, hand-crafted pieces is strongly evident, as Martin Pim-Keirle discovers
Tegan Foley  |  Dec 16, 2021  |  0 comments

Having to relocate their thriving Men’s Shed to a new building and start things from scratch, the project is still a work in progress. Here, Clive Handy of Bordon Men’s Shed talks about their recruitment drive and search for new members, to not only help build the workshops, but also carry on the legacy

Tegan Foley  |  Nov 19, 2021  |  0 comments

Based in a small workshop in North Yorkshire, Shane Skelton and his wife Jacqueline work tirelessly to create the finest examples of handmade English craftsmanship – bespoke saws designed to last a lifetime

Mark SBD  |  Jun 30, 2017  |  0 comments

Four routes into a career in fine woodwork

John McMahon of the John McMahon School of Fine Woodwork shares his advice on turning professional.

Steven Winter  |  Oct 24, 2014  |  0 comments

Rising furntiure, cleverly designed, simple, elegant and functional. Robert Van Embricqs focuses on combining functionality with an esthetically pleasing look, this is flexible furniture that reverts to its basic form. A collection that can be stored completely flat when not in use. Robert starts out by making small incisions in a flat surface and studies the otherwise rigid wood’s reaction to the new shape. When it comes to…

Steven Winter  |  Oct 09, 2014  |  0 comments

The innovative talents of David Roentgen and his inventive European furniture making. This work features finely worked marquetry panels combined with ingenious mechanisms using weights and springs, which with just the press of a button or turn of a key can activate the opening of adjacent doors, popping-out of drawers, hidden niches and secret mirrors. These objects seem almost to turn themselves inside out. Furniture as art is…

Steven Winter  |  Jul 25, 2014  |  0 comments

 

Blind Craftsman use Hands as Eyes

Pages

X
Login using Get Woodworking Login