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Sean Hellman
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Forget your saws use an axe instead
I spent the day with Richard Devaney at the Saxon village at Escot house in Devon. He was hosting an APT local group get together. As he is recreating Saxon life he does not do saws and hates it when others leave the evidence of the saw in the material. Not...

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Copying other peoples work and how to find your own creative voice
I came across this great video and article by Sean McCabe that echoes my ideas on copying other peoples work. http://seanwes.com/tv/043-how-to-be-inspired-without-copying/

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Pinch dogs
I have various pinch dogs in the workshop and they only get used when I need to fix a piece of round wood, beam, bowl blank or plank in place when sawing, drilling or carving. I am yet to make or buy big ones as used in timber framing, and have easily got b...

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Sods law
I plan my year out with shows at easy intervals and what happens? A few big commission jobs come my way and throw everything into chaos. Running low on stock and then having to work between shows on these commissions. Lots of things have had to be put on ho...
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