Woodworking Enthusiasts

Our woodworker artisan blog is 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.

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The Blog

Woodworking for beginners and intermediate craftsmanship is found here within the realms of this compendium of woodworking ‘TUTORIALS, HOW TO’s, WOODWORKING NEWS AND REVIEWS’.

Search through over 300 woodworking tutorials, reviews and articles in our BLOG. 

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



Today we start our next adventure without being able to mix with others. So I made a short movie!


how-to-measure volets

How to Measure for your new Shutters? Updated January 2020

So you are ready to order but you need your opening measurements to add to our online site calculator and ...
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French English Translations

A / Z of construction related French / English Translations

After being asked about French translated building terms on many occasions by customers. In fact, it was obvious that I ...
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what tools do I need, shutters

What ‘Tools’ do I need? to DIY install my new shutters?

If like me you have an obsession with tools you probably have everything you need to make a success of ...
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What are Shutters for?

They aid with the control of light and privacy Volets are used in France to help to control internal temperatures ...
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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…”

oak entrance door
Entrance Doors
How to Measure
compass plane for planing curves
How to Install
Stanley bailey hand planes
Tools for Installation
solar powered workshop
Solar Powered Workshop

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

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