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Tegan Foley  |  Jun 12, 2024  |  0 comments

With a shared passion for the age-old art of stick-making, Len Markham pays a visit to friend and neighbour Adrian Wells, who’s devoted the last 10 years to perfecting his craft

Tegan Foley  |  May 30, 2024  |  0 comments

This year, Wood Workers Workshop – a company run by woodworkers for woodworkers – celebrates its 25th anniversary, under the successful ownership of master craftsman and furniture maker, Peter Sefton

Tegan Foley  |  Mar 31, 2024  |  0 comments
With the entry deadline looming for the Alan Peters Online Furniture Award 2024, Jeremy Broun gives his suggestions on design parameters to consider and advises that this is a great opportunity to create something new
Tegan Foley  |  Mar 04, 2024  |  0 comments

Since its inception in 1999, Turners Retreat has focused on delivering the very best customer service available, providing a diverse product range for woodturners and craftspeople. Regarded as one of the UK’s premier woodturning retail outlets, this year marks its 25th anniversary

Tegan Foley  |  Jan 29, 2024  |  0 comments

With a love of timber in his veins and a good business head on his shoulders, David Smyth of Albion Timber has spent many years building up an impressive stock of British species not to mention a wide range of services for customers. As we discover, there’s still much in store...

Tegan Foley  |  Nov 01, 2023  |  0 comments
Regarded as one of Britain’s finest furniture designer-makers, Andrew Lawton has three prestigious Bespoke Guild Marks to his name, and was lucky enough to have worked with Alan Peters on his last commission
Tegan Foley  |  May 08, 2023  |  0 comments
With woodworking being his greatest interest since childhood, during the course of a remarkable career, Jim Stickings FIOC amassed a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise, particularly in the field of clockmaking. Eager to share with others and pass on his learnings, this culminated in the creation of Jim’s most accomplished all-wood timepiece to date
Tegan Foley  |  Apr 27, 2023  |  0 comments
With English hedgerows in decline and the important role they play for wildlife, there’s never been a better time to celebrate the age-old craft of hedgelaying, while ensuring the skills continue to be practised, learned and handed down, as Paul Greer shows here
Tegan Foley  |  Mar 20, 2023  |  0 comments
Recognised as one of Victorian Britain’s most significant cultural figures, there’s more to William Morris than just wallpaper, as Peter Scaife discovers
Tegan Foley  |  Mar 03, 2023  |  0 comments
The number of heritage craftspeople in the UK is dwindling and as a result, ancient skills are in danger of dying out and being lost forever. Here, Johnathan Swann introduces us to two such practitioners, both of whom point to the importance of passing on and teaching these skills to the next generation
Tegan Foley  |  Feb 02, 2023  |  0 comments
Choosing to join forces for the benefit of their members and bringing together those with a passion for woodworking, The Southern Fellowship of Woodworkers (SFWW) and Church Crookham and Fleet Men’s Shed (CCFMS) continue to successfully collaborate and expand, says SFWW Secretary, Tim McGinn
Tegan Foley  |  Jan 12, 2023  |  0 comments

Discovering woodturning as a way of channelling creativity and alleviating anxiety having lost his sight, Chris Fisher – otherwise known as the Blind Woodturner – is the UK’s only completely blind professional turner and the first to be accepted on to the RPT. We learn more about Chris’ incredible journey and how, for him, blindness really presents no barrier

Tegan Foley  |  Dec 15, 2022  |  0 comments
Established in 1978 and proudly remaining an independent family business to this day, D&M Tools not only boasts a Twickenham tool empire but also the industry’s No.1 hand, power tools and machinery event. One hard working man is at the centre of it all – MD Paul Dowding – who shares some of the secrets behind the company’s longevity and success
Tegan Foley  |  Nov 07, 2022  |  0 comments

Are you interested in helping to build a British aviation icon? Aero Vintage Limited is on the lookout for capable woodworkers

Tegan Foley  |  Oct 19, 2022  |  0 comments
After much hard work and deliberation, we finally present the 2022 award winners, which coincides with a physical prize-giving ceremony and exhibition