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!


Coloured shutters of France, volets de couleur de france

What is the purpose of the brace on a shutter or door?

The brace is the support component of a ledge and brace. The brace prevents a gate, shutter or door from ...
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Understanding face masks – The best and Worst

In this article, I will go through the different types of face coverings, their ratings and appropriate use. I want ...
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Jet dust control

Air filtration system for workshop

Any place where woodworking is undertaken should have an efficient dust collection and air filtration system. Your health is important ...
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dust masks for woodworking

COVID-19: the rules for making “homemade” mask

With France and other countries changing their mantra on whether you should or should not wear a face mask. Obtaining ...
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COVID-19 & Coronavirus – Health and Safety Videos

Face Masks for Coronavirus Whether we should wear face masks during the Coronavirus Pandemic is a question, which no one ...
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Barn Wood Projects – Video Demonstrations

Here you will find a selection of woodworking videos on reusing various wooden scrap. I hope you enjoy my projects ...
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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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