Category Archives: blacksmith

Too much to chew?

# Before I start on a project I spend many a sleepless night ( I am getting old it comes with the territory) thinking it through, working out how it all fits together, what building blocks I need to achieve … Continue reading

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How to make a Garden Grill – The Video

In the summer frustrated by once again needing to replace my barbecue, I set out to make one, and if I am going to make one lets see if I can improve on the design and efficiency. Inspired by an … Continue reading

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The Last Tomato in Norfolk

The Old Blokes Kitchen rides again. For those who have missed it I have been making a combined food dehydrator and smoker, and as always with my projects¬†there is a video. I will put a link about its construction at … Continue reading

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A Table Top Food Smoker

Regular readers will know that I do like to combine my passion for making things with food, and I am never happier than when I can make something that can be used to cook food, and if there is a … Continue reading

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Building a Hot Tub

A couple of years ago I decided to build myself a Cedar wood Hot Tub, and as usual make a video of the project. After all how difficult can it be ? To which the answer is it wasn’t, not … Continue reading

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Now watch the video

Recently I created a Fire Lamp Sculpture which was exhibited at the Canary Wharf Winter Lights festival 2017. As someone who has spent many years supporting and lighting other artists work you always think you can do¬†that, and finally I … Continue reading

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Some habits are hard to break.

It was a day for going back to my roots, putting the fancy stuff to one side and make some wheels, something I haven’t done for a while, this time a set of four little wheels to replace some rotten … Continue reading

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