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15 March 2017

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APOLOGIES!
9 March 2017

To all customers who have been trying to access our webstore since last night (Wednesday 8th March) we would like to apologise for our site being out of action due to an issue with our website domain hosting company. The site came back online this afternoon although due to the process of updating DNS servers arou...

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METALCRAFT'S NEW 2017 PRODUCT RANGE
3 February 2017

Metalcraft are really pleased to announce our new 2017 product range. We have made some great new upgrades and developments to our tool range including the MASTER RBR MICRO BENDER which really improves the versatility of the original tool. With t...

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RIVERSIDE SPECIAL SCHOOL-SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY WEEK
23 January 2017

On Tuesday the 10th of January Metalcraft's chief demonstrator Mike was kindly invited to The Riverside Special School in Goole.  Mike was given the opportunity to show the pupils of Riverside School just what Metalcraft tools can do during their Science and Technology week. All the children who attended the...

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URGENT NEWS - UPDATE 19/12/16 at 20.30p.m
19 December 2016

This morning it appears we have been subjected to some form of attack where the perpetrators are sending out an email scam offering a set of our tools for free as long as you pay the carriage element. Please be advised that this is a well orchestrat...

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METALCRAFT WEBSTORE OVER XMAS PERIOD
15 December 2016

Our office and factory will be closed from Friday 16th  at noon and will re-open on Tuesdy Jan the 3rd. Our webstore will remain open but we will not be able to despatch until we return on the 3rd. Please be patiant when registering for login account as it will be managed by our skeleton crew....

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SAD ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING ANDREW TURTILL
24 November 2016

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TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS ASSOCIATION 2016
18 November 2016

Metalcraft were kindly invited to The Technology Teachers Association in Glasgow on the 12th on August. Used to promote and encourage high standards of design with the objective to advance technology and engineering for all, this years TTA meeting was the buisiest yet with technology teachers from all over Scotla...

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METALCRAFT AT SHED FEST 2016
1 November 2016

The Metalcraft team were this year invited to Shed Fest 2016, the event held in Birmingham was attended by over 60 different Mens shed groups which are part of the UK association. WHAT IS A MENS SHED? This is a great initiative to help men who are no longer in full time employment, to remain act...

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW EUROPEAN WEBSITE
1 July 2016

  We are pleased to announce that as of today, our website is now able to process orders from throughout Europe! Whilst all the talk is of Brexit at the moment, our company has for many years received much interest from Europe as a whole. Up...

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FEBRUARY UPDATE !!!
12 February 2016

Apologies to our regulars - it's a while since we posted, some news up here but please don't take the lack of activity as a sign of inactivity overall on Metalcraft. On the contrary, since the start of 2016, we've been working hard on a number of interesting and exciting projects which we cannot announce yet but we will ...

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METALCRAFT WEBSTORE OVER XMAS PERIOD
13 December 2015

Our offices and factory will close for Christmas & New Period on Friday December 18th at noon. We will re-open at 8.00a.m  on Monday 4th January To ensure any orders are despatched before Xmas please ensure you place any orders with us by midday on Thurs...

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Create and Craft TV Summer Crafting event is a hit for Metalcraft
16 July 2015

Metalcraft went along to Create and Craft TV’s Summer Crafting event to demonstrate our tools to thousands of crafters. The two-day event, held at Doncaster Racecourse, attracted large numbers of crafters and stall-holders. Metalcraft demonstrators Mike and Chris were kept very busy at the event, sh...

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Metalcraft helping to inspire next generation of engineers and scientists
13 July 2015

Metalcraft was delighted to take part in The Big Bang Fair Yorkshire and Humber – an event held to inspire the next generation. Thousands of school children attended the event, at Doncaster Racecourse, which was held by Engineering UK. The Big Bang programme celebrates and raises the profile of youn...

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Metalcraft tools keeping 82-year-old Kenneth busy in his retirement
21 May 2015

Two years ago Kenneth Smith got a phone call from his daughter that opened up a whole new world for him. His daughter had been watching the Create and Craft TV channel, which featured a demonstration by the Metalcraft team of our tools and the array of home and garden crafts and products that can be made with the...

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Offers galore for Easter - and more to come!
27 April 2015

Metalcraft enthusiasts have been spoiled for choice recently after a host of offers, discounts and give-aways. We have been busily promoting our range of workshop tools, design packs, and materials and accessories through a recent appearance on Create and Craft TV, and via soci...

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Massive 20 per cent off Easter sale now on!
23 March 2015

Metalcraft customers are being offered an exceptional 20 per cent off everything they buy online for a limited time! Our exclusive Easter offer ends on Easter Monday (April 6th) and applies to any items in our entire range – tools, materials, and accessories al...

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Steel sculptor is a rising star
15 January 2015

A successful steel sculptor has enjoyed his most successful year, four years after becoming self-employed and buying his first set of Metalcraft tools. ...

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Christmas opening times
16 December 2014

Metalcraft will close for Christmas on Friday December 19th at noon. Please place orders by 2pm on Thursday, December 18th, for Christmas delivery. Our webstore will remain open over Christmas and the New Year period but we will not be able to des...

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Welcome To Our New Look Website
3 December 2014

Our regular customers will hopefully have noticed that our site has changed somewhat since their last visit! This is because we have updated it into a new "responsive" format that makes it easier for those with mobile devices and tablets to navigate and shop. In addition, it has new What...

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Metalcraft to appear on TV's Create and Craft shopping channel
19 February 2014

Metalcraft are pleased to announce that they will be appearing again on Create & Craft's TV Shopping Channel this Sunday. The company's...

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Happy retirement to one of our longest-serving employees
11 February 2014

One of J&CR Wood’s longest-serving employees is taking retirement after 41 years with the company.  ...

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Apprenticeship scheme puts J&CR Wood in the spotlight
10 February 2014

Article, below, by Prospect Training, on their partnership with J%CR Wood: J&CR Wood offer a diverse range of quality products and services including point of sales display equipment and merchandisers, Speed Shelf shelving systems for garden buildings, and their world famous Metalc...

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Christmas crackers! See our festive offers now online
3 December 2013

METALCRAFT is offering a Christmas cracker of a savings promotion to ensure our customers can pick up a perfect present for their loved ones. Whether you are buying for a DIY and crafts beginner or an experienced hand looking for some...

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Facebook competition to win £50 voucher launched!
29 October 2013

Metalcraft has launched a 'Like and Share' competition on its Facebook page to win a £50 gift voucher in celebration of the forthcoming festive season. To win the voucher, all people have to do is 'Like' Metalcraft's Facebook page, and like...

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Charity thanks Metalcraft
24 September 2013

Metalcraft has helped a fantastic charity in the North East of England who work with disabled people and their families.   The Percy Hedley Foundation offers Day Services for the disabled, and the Foundation is always looking for new and innovative...

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Tools given top marks by teachers
18 July 2013

Metalcraft’s tools were given top marks by teachers after being demonstrated at a schools conference in Oxford. The Girls Day Schools Trust (GDST) invited Metalcraft’s senior demonstrator to meet delegates from its 24 schools and two academies, to show how our tools cou...

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Industry barometer cites £1.6m success
22 May 2013

J&CR Wood is set to achieve a £1.6 million turnover after growing sales across its business.   Sales at J&CR Wood in Clough Road, Hull, are up £200,000 compared with last year and the company has taken on six new employees to cope ...

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Metalcraft welcomes Lord Young's proposals to help UK economy
21 May 2013

Metalcraft has welcomed the proposal to remove the age-cap on accessing business loans to help boost the economy. ...

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Metalcraft joins Twitter to spread the word
2 April 2013

Metalcraft has joined Twitter as it continues to market its range of hand-powered tools to the UK and overseas market. ...

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NEW SPRING 2013 CATALOGUE & WEB-SITE UPDATE
28 March 2013

It's taken longer than we had anticipated, but better late than never! Our new Spring 2013 catalogue should be arriving on the doormats of our customers from today (Thursday 26th) onwards. Sadly, it's arrival has not coincided with that of Spring. With sub-zero tem...

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New catalogue out on March 15!
6 March 2013

J and CR Wood LTD, the manufacturer of hand-powered tools for ornamental and practical metalwork, has just launched their catalogue for 2013 with a brand new range of designs and accessories. ...

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