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The Chair that Hugs you – The Secret Compartment

The Final video of the Chair That’s Hugs You series is now available on youtube. We are all dealing with the covid lock down in different ways. I am taking the opportunity to learn some new skills and improve the … Continue reading

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The Chair that keeps on Hugging

  Part 3 of the Chair that hugs is now available on youtube. What started out as a quick and simple video is turning into an opus, and I want to know how it ends, will it end happily or … Continue reading

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The Chair That Hugs You

The first Video in the “Chair that hugs you” series is now available on my You tube channel. Amidst this coronavirus lockdown with real work cancelled I have the opportunity to do what I want, and I have always enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Perfect Office Chair

A touching tale tale of love lost, love found and lost again. For over 35 years I had a proper job, although don’t tell my mother she spent years waiting for me to get one. In this job I sat at a … 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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How wide is your Bum?

I am a great fan of the shaker style of furniture. Its very elegant furniture, cleverly designed to maximise the strength of interlocking thin timbers to create a piece which is lightweight and yet strong. It could also be argued that the … 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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