Category Archives: design

Trendy At Last

In need of a present for a young lady with a strong sense of style I decided to make her a handbag – that’s not so unusual in my world I have made a number of handbags but its fair … Continue reading

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Romance for Middle Aged Men

Find out how to put the romance back into your relationship Continue reading

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Taking the shed for a walk!!

Another lovely day and time for another project, this time a sheltered Garden Seat. Without any thought to our own personal safety, risking being infected by the pernicious “Gardening Bug” my dearly beloved and I have for several months been visiting Garden centres … Continue reading

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What makes the Perfect Handbag?

As someone who stitches leather I have made more than my fair share of handbags, and the picture shows my latest, Not my usual style but I fancied trying something new, which my daughter assures me would be described as … Continue reading

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I need a Sombrero!

  Every now and again I give up knocking seven bells out of bits of wood and return to my roots, back to the world of theatrical lighting, a world that paid my bills for over 3 decades, and so today … Continue reading

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Craftsmen today are not what they were!

One of my current projects started out as “just replace the spoke” on a wheel dating from about 1880. Now as a rule I don’t rush to attract repair work, there are always issues, but like everyone else I have bills to pay, … Continue reading

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Ten Pin Bowling

This weekend we installed a pair of outdoor 10 pin Bowling lanes at Canary Wharf in London. These form part of the estates free summer entertainment, an opportunity for office workers to come outside and have fun. The specification from … Continue reading

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