I always felt that baguettes are best left for the professionals( how French of me, right?) however I found this great blog with video http://karine-cuisine.blogspot.fr/2016/02/les-baguettes.html. So I tried it and
You will need a morning or afternoon. The process is rather long but not difficult. Also there is huge room for improvement in my design, it was a hit with the family.
I also encountered ces petites joies today: