Woodworking and DIY in 2020

So, if you are just getting started in woodworking or you are an accomplished craftsman, you might find inspiration here… We don’t judge we just do our best to help anyone who wants to learn. If you love tools then you have come to the right place but we realise that newcomers to woodworking are here to be guided on their journey into making things out of wood and other materials.

Woodworking & DIY Blog and Videos

A compendium of ‘Marcus Kett’s’ woodworking knowledge based on his 30 years of crafting timber into useful and artistic works. A variety of different skills using traditional tools and modern machines in his ‘Solar-Powered’ workshop. Demonstrated in a light-hearted fashion for beginners and keen woodworkers.


Search through over 300 woodworking tutorials, reviews and articles in our BLOG and hundreds of VIDEOS live recorded and many edited


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Corrected Safety Glasses that I use Daily

Varionet Safety Specs are what I use in my workshop since they are corrected of the shelf and varifocal. Watch ...
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Let’s Re-wild and ‘BUY A TREE’ Phase 1

Our environment is in crisis and it is imperative that we all make a difference. I and my dear wife ...
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What is the hand plane ‘Lever Cap’ for?

Lever CapThe lever cap on a  woodworking hand plane, along with other elements of the metal-bodied tool was patented by ...
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What is the Chip Breaker For?

Almost every hand plane has a chip breaker which at first glance is easy to dismiss!. But the chip breaker ...
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Festool Domino DF700 Review

One of the most significant accomplishments that I have experienced in my woodworking was when I first executed a perfect ...
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No5 Jack Hand Plane Explained

TheNo5  hand plane is the jack of all trades.  I know most people start with the No 4 but frankly, ...
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Wallybois – Workshops

Our workshops are busy everyday building window shutters and doors. We also make a variety of Architectural wooden products in Oradour Sur Vayres of France. What sets us apart from other manufacturers is that we produce quality products using power from the Sun. It is our way to do our part towards being carbon neutral.

‘Window Shutters Made to Measure’

Products such as Window Shutters and Traditional Entrance Doors made from French Oak and Pine (Northern Fir).

“Woodworking is not just a lifestyle but a passion…”

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Entrance Doors
How to Measure
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How to Install
Stanley bailey hand planes
Tools for Installation
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Solar Powered Workshop

“Woodworking is not just a lifestyle but a passion…”

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