Category Archives: books

If you don’t get the right result, is it still a success?

 I am currently working on my latest book which is going to be on the subject of food smokers, how to build them, closely followed by what you can make in one. Now over the years I have built several … Continue reading

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How to make a Hot Tub

Its 3 years since I posted the How to build a Hot tub video and its proved to be my most popular video with close to 400,000 views to date. The video is linked to a set of plans, my … Continue reading

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Now For Something Completely Different

Today is the start of a new project for me and I need your help. As part of my normal working life I have been employing and interacting  with young people for many years and have slowly come to the conclusion that … Continue reading

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Fun with Fire

“Fun with fire” or “The Old Blokes Kitchen rides again”. February is becoming one of my favourite months, nothing is growing in the garden, so when I do get some time off, I have time to play and experiment which this weekend … 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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Have I lost the Plot?

I have reached a cross roads and I need some help. I have just finished my last video project, and so its what to do next. I have become known for a diverse range of projects, although there are linking … Continue reading

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Could I win the Turner prize?

Over the years I have made more than my fair share of unusual items but one of my favourites is illuminated Makeup Mirrors which I craft for one of the leading professional Makeup Suppliers http://www.backstageshop.co.uk and their subsidiary http://www.fitzrobbie.co.uk  who also sell … Continue reading

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