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September 8, 2017
We recently published a short demo on activating the Sawstop table saw using a Dado head. Now we’ve go the longer, indepth video to show you – its worth watching in full.View
August 28, 2017
One of the most effective ways to start, or improve your woodworking skills is via professional tuition. Learning the ability to design, create and build custom pieces is a rewarding skill that can lead to a lifetime of enjoyment.View
August 22, 2017
If you were asked to regularly weigh a carnivorous animal that? -Was the size of a small dog -Could tear meat and crush bones -Generated 553 Newtons (124lbf) crushing power in its jaws -Had a nasty set of claws Would you use a normal set of...View
August 21, 2017
Woodwork for Women - cutting a new path for beginners, by Patt Gregory is aimed at helping more women get into, and be confient about, woodworking. The book gives and introduction into woodworking, tools, and explains the woodworking process via a...View
August 21, 2017
In 2010, Sam Pardue was reaching for a beer when everything changes. Sam took special notice of the silicone gasket surrounding his refrigerator door. He noted that the silicone seal kept his fridge the correct temperature, while keeping his...View
August 14, 2017
We’re delighted to announce our collaboration with Jordan Crawford from JordsWoodShop. In November 2014, Jordan announced that he would have to shutdown his website and close the doors on his workshop.View
August 7, 2017
For well over 50 years, the SCM Group has been producing its range of thicknessers, surfacers and combination machines. Their longstanding worldwide reputation for quality design and engineering is well deserved.View
August 7, 2017
This is part five of an ongoing series. If you haven’t read them, check out the previous articles (including our feature article on how to pick a woodworking school) Week 1 – Being taken out of my comfort zone Week 2 – Hand plane...View
July 31, 2017
This is part six of an ongoing series. If you haven’t read them, check out the previous articles (including our feature article on how to pick a woodworking school) Week 1 – Being taken out of my comfort zone Week 2 – Hand plane...View
July 24, 2017
OK, so that may not strictly be true, however any courses or learning environments I have been in were lecture type, rather than practical. This is the first ‘structured’ environment that focussed on a hands on, construction type...View
July 24, 2017
The SCM end saw unit consists of two high frequency motors to cut the front and rear edges. The high precision and heavy duty end cutting unit has the movement of the motors on prismatic guide ways with preloaded recirculating ball bearings.View
July 18, 2017
A collaboration of like minded designers The Splinter Workshop formed in 1996 as a cooperative workshop for like minded designers and makers. The workshop contains a number of separate furniture manufacturers, each working on individual projects.View
July 10, 2017
Another great safety system You may think the Sawstop is all about the electronic safety system. I can guarantee you there’s much more than that! The Sawstop machines feature some of the nicest and easiest to use guards on any table saw we...View
July 10, 2017
In a competitive market, small companies find it hard to compete on jobs, both from a turnaround time and a price perspective. John D’Arcy of D’Arcy Cabinets realised this early, understanding he needed to invest in smarter, more...View
July 3, 2017
I made this! Sure it’s a flat piece of some glued up timber. Sure, not many people are going to appreciate what went into it – both in actually making it, and in learning the skills to make it.View
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