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!


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Miter Trimmer – Review

If you want to get that perfect frame with mitred corners then you need perfect mitres. Relying on that chop ...
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Rabbet plane vs shoulder plane

Rabbet plane vs shoulder plane

What is the difference between the rabbet and the shoulder plane?Both planes may look similar, in that the plane iron ...
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Wooden door Bolt

Wooden Door Bolt

My handcrafted Oak wooden ‘Shoot Bolt’ looks superb on any door but especially tradition farmhouse style internal doors. This strong ...
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Riveting Wood?

Can you pop rivet wood? Riveting wood using a tool designed to rivet metal is a concept that does seem ...
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Metabo DH330 – Review

Metabo DH330 Thicknesser Site planers or thicknessers are a portable tool for the thickness planing of wood. The tool is ideally ...
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Cyclone Dust Collector – Review

Low-cost Workshop Cyclone The concept of a cyclone is not new but it has been developed by many vacuum designers ...
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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
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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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