Category Archives: Diy

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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Repairing Wooden Wheels

I frequently get asked to repair wooden carriage wheels, and they are always a voyage of adventure as you never know what your going to find, which also makes it the hardest to price, which is another problem as everyone wants … Continue reading

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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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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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