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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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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Saxton TCT Saw Blade – Review

Saxton Saw BladesSaxton saw blades have been a bit of new development for me. Before discovering Saxton blades I used ...
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Bag Filter vs Cyclone Separator

Woodworking Cyclones ShopvacsWorking with woodworking machines nearly always require dust control. Machines like the planer or thicknesser produce large quantities ...
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When will the Festool Domino Patent Expire?

In the US and Europe Patents run for 20 years. Considering the Festool Domino evolved since around 2004 it is ...
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Formaldehyde in the home

Woodworking health and safety Formaldehyde has the classification of a (VOC) or volatile organic compound because it turns into a ...
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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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