Category Archives: history

The Apron made it !!

Its taken a week but finally the Old Blokes Kitchen Bacon sandwich video shoot is finished. I have had a week of making my favourite things frequently involving a fire so how much better can life become. Over the course … Continue reading

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Flat Pack Furniture the Tom Green way

My father, alas no longer with us started the tradition of building beds for the family, and when he couldn’t do it any longer I carried on. I don’t quite know how the tradition started, I cant pretend its because … Continue reading

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The First Cuckoo

Its often said that one of the first signs of spring is hearing a cuckoo, which I suppose depends upon where you live, whereas in our world the first sign of spring is the first day  we light the bread … Continue reading

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Some habits are hard to break.

It was a day for going back to my roots, putting the fancy stuff to one side and make some wheels, something I haven’t done for a while, this time a set of four little wheels to replace some rotten … Continue reading

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Support an endangered craft

Another unusual day in my workshop, I wanted to start off by making a joke about how I need to control my apprentice but firstly I don’t have an apprentice and secondly someone would take it out of context and I would … Continue reading

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