Taking Stock, 23rd March 2018

By Philip Adams | 23 March 2018

Well, it’s been a busy few months here at Woodworking Masterclasses, both with our move (which is ongoing) and with changes to aspects of the website including the video library. We also started a new Facebook page and Instagram account, so follow us there for more from behind the scenes. Many of you have been watching…

Workbench builds at full steam

By Philip Adams | 8 March 2018

We had a great response to our recent workbench survey. It’s exciting to see how many of you are following along with the workbench build and thank you so much for sending in your images and questions. I have included a few images of your builds at the bottom of the post. We had a…

We’ve Moved!

By Philip Adams | 26 February 2018

When we moved out of the castle workshop in North Wales into the workspace at the Sylva Foundation. We knew that a time would come when we would need a larger space, but we weren’t sure where or when. Those of you who follow Paul’s blog or YouTube channel may have noticed that we have…

My first full woodworking project, I'm in love! Made from reclaimed oak from a local recycling project. Finished with linseed oil and beeswax.

Gallery Goodness, 13th February 2018

By Mark Hawkins | 13 February 2018

Welcome to another amazing selection of images, demonstrating the breadth of possibility in this world of hand tool woodworking. Some tremendous use of fabulous grain patterns, too! Dining Table by David R. an oak dining table with breadboard ends and Y-stretchers Tool Cabinet by Owen Williams Cherry finished with shellac Sideboard by Adrian Cole Built…

Small campaign style chest in sapele

Gallery Goodness, 8th February 2018

By Mark Hawkins | 8 February 2018

Oh, wow! It has been a bumper month for the photo gallery. Thank you very much for sending them all in! These pictures are a window into a whole world of people with the gumption to get cracking on a project and stick with it until something fantastic emerges. There’s a lot more to see…

Gallery Goodness, 16th January 2018

By Mark Hawkins | 16 January 2018

2018 = two-thousand-and-great-teen!? It’s probably too early to say, but it’s not too early to crack on in the workshop, as demonstrated by these fantastic pieces! Coffee Table by Kerri Franklin I read mixed reviews on cherry and walnut together, but I did it anyway. I love it! Thanks so much masterclasses! Wallclock by Andrew…

Taking Stock, 5th January 2018

By Philip Adams | 5 January 2018

Happy new year to you all. Hope you had a restful Christmas with a little time to get out into the workshop. Some of you have submitted pictures of some beautiful projects over the break. We released a few Christmassy bits and pieces which I hope you enjoyed. Our series of router based joinery techniques…

broadside display for the bookstore i work for

Gallery Goodness, 3rd January 2018

By Mark Hawkins | 3 January 2018

Christmas is a time for peace, fun, food and, if our submissions page is anything to go by, a great deal of woodworking. I am glad that you have been using your time wisely and very thankful to everyone who has shared their photos. I hope 2018 will give everyone ample time to continue to…

Merry Christmas Woodworking Masterclasses!

By Philip Adams | 24 December 2017

We wish you a very Happy Christmas and a productive New Year! We are excited about the year to come and are looking forward to designing new projects, and making new videos for you to follow and enjoy. All the best from the Woodworking Masterclasses team!

Keepsake Box. Walnut with French polish

Gallery Goodness, 14th December 2017

By Mark Hawkins | 14 December 2017

It’s been a bit chilly here at the Wood Centre this week. But as the crispy, crunchy snow twinkles under an exceptionally blue sky, it’s very hard to complain. A little exercise is all it takes to warm up and if you make something interesting and useful while you’re at it, so much the better.…