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Handsome & Co Exhibition @ Brunswick Street Gallery 2014

There is an inherent beauty in the natural quality and warmth of timber, and, when partnered with the unique relationship that only occurs between people and the built environment in which they inhabit, creates an intimate sense of belonging and personal identity. The Handsome & Co exhibition is...

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Structured Fine Woodworking – What to Expect

What will I be doing, if I attend a H&Co Structured Fine Woodworking Course? Sharpening and Tool Tuning: Learn to fine-tune your tools to work to precision. Students are introduced to methods of sharpening and the subsequent importance of having not only razor sharp tools but also...

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The Wooden Mallet

  by Peter Bollington The term mallet originates from France in the late 14th, early 15th century however the basics of this as a tool date back well before this. Rudimentary versions of what we now associate with a Mallet have been around since the Roman and...

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Woodworking Tools – A Beginners Guide

  The following tools are a minimum required to be a basis for a good tool kit for a student or beginner attending our ‘Structured Woodworking’ course. The acquisition of a full, individual tool kit may require many years to accomplish. However, there is basic core...

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Shooting Boards

A shooting board (sometimes called a “chute board”) is a jig that is used to support timber boards to be shaved with a hand plane. Typically, it involves planing end- or long grain on boards. With a sharp and finely set plane , end grain...

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