Quercus Magazine - Summer 2020


Quercus, a quarterly magazine for anyone working wood by hand featuring a wide variety of subjects including tools, techniques, design and craftmanship past and present.

Quercus is edited by Nick Gibbs, with the assistance of a specialised freelance writers and magazine people and is printed full colour on recycled paper.

Summer 2020 Features:

  • Kitted Countersinks - Ethan Sincox studies vintage tools
  • Welsh Stick Models - Rudy Everts' John Brown tribute
  • The Innovation of Chairs - John Brown v John Makepeace?
  • The Titanic Challenge - Richard Arnold makes a handrail by hand
  • Wycombe Windsors - John Mayes visits UK'S chair capital
  • Tensioning a Backsaw - How to straighten a backsaw easily
  • A Lighter Way to Resaw - Robin Gates rips elm to make a box
  • Shaping Chairs - James Mursells human chair shapes
  • Better Scales - How to use models to design chairs
  • Spokeshave Kits on Test - John Lloyd makes two wooden shaves
  • Cornish Woodcrafts - Distinctive blue utensils on view
  • Designing a Ladle - Drew Langsner on spoon & ladle shape
  • Back to Le Shack - Nick Gibbs charts the Quercus journey
  • The Master of the Hut - Bill Carter's 1000 plane history
  • Greenwood Tools