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Date registered: June 5, 2012

Latest posts

  1. East End Canal Heritage — June 26, 2017
  2. Distinctive Norris A7 — May 14, 2017
  3. Info on coach making tools? — February 21, 2017
  4. Marples ‘Shamrock’ Tool Cabinet — January 7, 2017
  5. Get Andy turning again! — December 22, 2016

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  1. Parry, of Old Street — 13 comments
  2. Being John Moseley — 12 comments
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  4. Slideshow 1 – Goodbye to W.H.Clark — 9 comments
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Jun 26

East End Canal Heritage

In the relatively short time I’ve lived in Hackney myself, I’ve seen a radical shift in the use of the canals in the area. For one, more and more people are living on them, with the costs of a barge and berthing being preferable to living in a minute flat with sky-high …

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May 14

Distinctive Norris A7

As readers of this blog will know, I do trade in collectable woodworking tools, but I don’t often get round to keeping many of them myself. I see little point in keeping tools on a shelf, when they could be being used in a workshop and appreciated in use, rather than for purely aesthetic reasons. …

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Feb 21

Info on coach making tools?

This beautiful coachmakers plough plane went past my limit last week on a well-known auction site. I should have gone higher, but a limit is a limit. It’s a stunning tool with a fence that will work around curves, such as a coachmaker might require. I have had so many coachmaker-related tools of this kind …

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Jan 07

Marples ‘Shamrock’ Tool Cabinet

This little Marples cabinet is offered for sale from Michael French. Please get in touch with Michael by emailing him with this link if you would like to ask any questions or talk prices.

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Dec 22

Get Andy turning again!

If you use Twitter, you may already have seen the awful outcome of an electrical fire at the workshop of @AndyWoodturner, (Andy Coates). The pictures below show some of the damage sustained on the 20th December. Andy is a highly regarded craftsman and also …

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