Category Archives: carriage

A Dockside Cabin

A chance conversation about replacing a half size gypsy caravan led to us designing and building this Dockside Cabin at Canary Wharf, West India Quay. The Customer Skuna Boats who operate the UKs first floating Hot Tubs and Barbeque Boats … Continue reading

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Lay still whilst I measure for your Coffin!

This week I spent two days at the Suffolk show a major rural show in the East of England, promoting my Wheelwrights Business. As a modern wheelwright I am used to being a rare commodity. An educated guess would suggest there … Continue reading

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A Miniature Wagon

This summer I have decided its time to come out of my workshop and go and meet people, so I have taken a stall at a couple of country shows, starting at the suffolk show in May. Whilst at each … Continue reading

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Shaker or Gothic?

With a few days spare between projects I have been looking ahead to the summer where I shall be exhibiting at some Rural Shows in the East of England. I earn my living as a wheelwright, a maker of wooden wheels, and … Continue reading

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Did I get my Doctorate?

In an earlier post I recounted a tale that on a visit to the south coast I came across a “Chair Doctors” a term I hadn’t seen or heard of for ages. Its not quite as good as  a “sagger … Continue reading

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Why Bother Making it?

Now  I don’t claim to be a blacksmith, my primary skill is as a wheelwright, so I have a Blacksmith’s forge to support that, enabling me to make all manner of little parts and pieces. For example today I needed to … Continue reading

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What would you tell a 15 Year old?

I have been asked to talk to a group of 15 year old students as part of a series of talks on the subject of careers. They are looking for someone to give an alternative view to the “You must … Continue reading

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