Category Archives: Leather work

A Pigs not just for Christmas

A couple of month’s ago I acquired this vintage Leather sewing machine and I have been waiting for an opportunity to try it out. From my research I think it dates back to the early 1900s so like so many of … Continue reading

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Grow your own Baskets

After many hours of discussion and pouring through catalogues to select the right species of tree we have now finally finished planting what is going to become the woods at the bottom of the garden. As someone who works with … Continue reading

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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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