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Post by Robin Wood on 27th January 2010, 7:30 pm

I think folk will enjoy this slide show from Jon Henley of the Guardian showing and telling how to make a traditional Sheffield slip joint in 50 or so pictures. Nice to see a good bit of press for a traditional craft.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/audioslideshow/2010/jan/26/sheffield-pocket-knife-trevor-ablett

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and this is the article that appeared in the paper on Saturday

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/jan/23/make-a-sheffield-pocket-knife
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Post by Adrian on 27th January 2010, 9:34 pm

I still cannot work out why this great series is hidden away in the money section. You would think it would get better viewing in the environment bit...


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Post by Luath on 28th January 2010, 8:59 am

Agree - took me ages to find it on Saturday I don't usually read the Money section, but turned to it in desperation when I couldn't find it elsewhere. Thought it might have been in "Review"
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Post by Robin Wood on 28th January 2010, 9:02 am

The slide shows do go on the front page of the site for the first 24 hours, the most visited homepage of any UK newspaper and Jon is working on a major feature for the G2 section but I agree they are tucked away a bit. Nice that we can see them all together online though it is building into a really nice online collection.
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