About the woodworker’s Guide

About the woodworker’s Guide

I recently came across this website which shares all kind of information about woodwork & crafts. As I delved deeper & deeper into the pages I found a ton of interesting ideas & info. I then found that they would like to share visitors websites so I sent ours for approval & within a short period it was up & on this site for any subscribers or passers by to view. What a kind...

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First display of The Sharpedge in Wigan

First display of The Sharpedge in Wigan

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Shaving horse project

Shaving horse project

It’s been quite a while since I last put finger(s) to key pad. I’ve been so busy in other areas that this has taken a back seat. Anyway I now have some progress to report on the shaving horse I started some time back. I have wanted to make a shaving horse since I came across this curious tool when I did a study on coopering (making barrels) when  was at the London College of...

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Very Satisfied user of the Sharpedge

Gervase, I’m pleased to be helping & evaluating the Sharpedge. Its an interesting challenge and I have made real progress in my long term quest for a convenient / effective re-sharpening system. I am now much more relaxed about the ever ongoing need to keep blades sharp. I’ve had mirror quality backs to my blades for almost a decade AND ultra sharp cutting edges – but...

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Sharp Edge-Students from Chippenham are keen.

I recently went up to Wiltshire College Chippenham to visit the lecturers & students at the woodwork & construction department. It was the busiest department I have visited so far & I was quite overwhelmed by the number of students who crowded round the work bench to watch my demonstration on how to sharpen a chisel. A lot of enthusiasm was shown and the students were keen to try...

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Chisel Sharpener Demonstrated at Wiltshire College Salisbury

I arranged to visit the construction department & talk to the lecturers about the benefits of the Sharp Edge chisel sharpener for their students. I met up with Ian & Lawrence who seemed to instantly recognise how the sharpener would help the students. I was then asked if I had time to show the students the new chisel sharpening tool ~ So into the workshop I went. The students were very...

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