Category Archives: Leather work

Getta Head, Getta Hat

Many years ago there was an advertising slogan in the UK, Getta ahead, Getta Hat, undoubtedly put about by those who sell hats. Recently I have been making some Steam Punk lanterns several of which are now installed in a very trendy bar in East … Continue reading

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George Clooneys Rival ?

The second instalment of My Ultimate Bacon Sandwich video has now been posted and is available for your viewing pleasure at If you don’t know about this project, its where I have made a video trilogy breaking down a bacon sandwich … Continue reading

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A Cover Up

I have spent the day filming some more of the Old Blokes Kitchen Bacon Sandwich video. If you have missed out this its where I film one of my videos creating the constituent parts of a Bacon Sandwich, to create at last … Continue reading

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Its launched so now it has to happen

This week I have posted a new video on You tube. This latest one shows how to make a ladies handbag loosely based on an American Lunch Pail shape. Not being American myself  I have no idea whether they actually … Continue reading

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Is it a book or is it a film?

For some time I have been having discussions with http://www.heritagecraft.co.uk about the formats to use for our new publications, Do we put everything on video, is it a book, and how do we earn a living, a problem far cleverer people … Continue reading

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I want to be an apprentice

Occasionally life smiles upon you, and this week was one of those occasions. I was lucky to go with a party of fellow wheelwrights to an after hours private view around the Royal Mews, escorted by their coachmen. For the want … Continue reading

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Do people still buy books?

For a long time now I have been working on a book about leather craft, and have been slowly gathering content. Over the same time I have made a number of videos, posted them on you tube, which if I … Continue reading

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