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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How long is a Bench Plane?

Woodworking bench planes are 200mm (8”) to 600mm (224”) long, for example, a Stanley Bailey No7 is 22” in length ...
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Free and recycled wood

As we move through 2020 and faced with the prospect of a deep and protracted recession we as a people ...
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Hand Plane for woodworking [Explained] 2020

Hand Plane Tutorial In this tutorial, I will go over some of the Hand Planes I have in my arsenal ...
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Earth Trifle – a new Ecological Website

A new blog site all about ecological living called Earth Trifle and can be found here. ET is where we ...
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The Dowel Joint VS A Festool Domino & Strength Test 2020

A dilemma I read online and chat with colleagues about. We debate and argue on which type of jointing system ...
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Make your own Dominos

The Festool Domino DF700 is a loose tenon boring machine that has an easy to use and accurate alignment mechanism.Dominos ...
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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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