A Wonderful Point

The thing that’s wrong with a blunt pencil is that you just can’t see the point in it. Here is a tool I recommend for anyone who likes sharp pencils all the time. Whereas I like and use a rotary pencil sharpener in the workshop, when i am out and about I found I had […]

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My Office and Workshop Garage…

…Melding the Worlds of Working Whereas I have most of the components, I still have yet to find time to build a display-case/book-case/desk/room-divider/rest-area as a place for me to retreat to. Most of my time is shared with everyone I work with but my age allows me a space of time to take a little […]

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Auriou Rasps

If you have yet to invest in a top quality rasp then buy the Auriou cabinet rasp; you will never regret it. All of their rasps are works of art and there is no substitute. But I just heard they were trying to raise funds to save their company from closing. This company needs us. […]

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The Common Woodworking Website Is Live

New to woodworking woodworkers! Maybe that’s you! We’d like to help you. When you think you are interested in woodworking few things cause more confusion than trying to buy a dovetail saw or negotiate the mine fields of buying the right tools. With so much information out there it is very confusing because it’s mainly […]

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Nature Nudges Us

It’s  silent thing nature, often. Odd, even, the way it sort of creeps up on you in its silence to silently inspire you. We walk amongst it in wherever we live and it silently feeds tidbits to us in city and countryside alike. Shape and colour, music, you name it and its there, a rhythmic […]

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New Project Day

I love the day we launch a new project on Woodworking Masterclasses. For me it’s magic. I worked hard for weeks. Sketched and drew out my ideas, shared them with those who would film me, built the prototype and worked through the self-doubts and the challenges and also faced off the naysayers beyond. From early […]

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