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Building Furniture / Post - 6 months ago

Oak: how do you like yours?

Oak: how do you like yours? Here in the UK, oak has had good times and bad times. A once proud and highly sort after timber has been put through the mill recently by companies who have sought to use oak to mass produce the cheapest, nastiest, most po...

Building Furniture / Post - 6 months ago

To Every Season…

To Every Season… There is no bad time of the year to have a go at turning. Every student at Rowden now makes an incredible (that is to say, incredibly complicated) tail vice and the metal vice handle requires a round cross section handle. The perfect...

Building Furniture / Post - 6 months ago

A poem about fire

A poem about fire… We talk about wood a lot here at Rowden but there is always more to learn. So,  just in case you thought you knew all there is to know, I give you The Firewood Poem. The Firewood Poem Beechwood fires are bright and clear If t...