Quercus Nov/Dec 2020 (published: 01/11/2020) Nov/Dec 2020


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Quercus issue 3 front cover Nov Dec 2020

Quercus Nov/Dec 2020


Quercus is just getting better and better with more and more readers supporting the cause of working wood by hand. This issue we have new contributors, and some tips and suggestions from reader workshops, as well as upgrades and redesigns of projects and devices published in the previous issue.

On the cover
The Modern Shaving Horse
Mike Abbott shows how to make a quick-build clamp from planed timber

Features
Fitting a Planing Stop - Robin Gates upgrades a workbench
Q&A Special Needs Courses - Alasdair Kilpatrick answers questions on his Little Acorn Furniture courses
Top 10 Spokeshaves - Readers send in the suggestions for choosing a spokeshave
Retiring Tool Chest - Richard Arnold studies a tool chest he inherited 40 years ago
Selling Spoons - Steve Schuler relates the love and money he has earned from spoon carving
Groovy Wagaton - Dominic Campbell explains how he carves his remarkable trays
Marking up Joinery - Dylan Iwakuni shows he prepares timbers for cutting complex joints
A History of Slöjd - Well-known author Jögge Sundqvist reports on Swedish kitchen workshop culture
Steam-Bending - James Mursell of The Windsor Workshop shows how he uses devices to bend bows and legs for chairs

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