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!


saxton tct saw blade

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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cyclonic dust extraction for the workshop

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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file patent of Festool domino

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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Kanna japanese hand plane

The Japanese Kanna (Handplane) (鉋)

The Japanese 'Handplane' or kanna (鉋) Japanese planes and saws have one thing in common that separates them from western ...
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Japanese Nokogiri (Saw)(鋸)

Japanese 'Saw' or nokogiri (鋸) The Japanese hand saw has become very popular amongst woodworkers. In this article I want ...
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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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