Category Archives: leisure

I always wanted to be a doctor!

  20 years ago I started buying wrecked chairs at country auctions, and attempting to do them up, fully intending to then to put them back into auction, and undoubtedly make a fortune,  but they became family favourites. We still have … Continue reading

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What would you tell a 15 Year old?

I have been asked to talk to a group of 15 year old students as part of a series of talks on the subject of careers. They are looking for someone to give an alternative view to the “You must … Continue reading

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Accident or Design?

As a Craftsmen I love my job, it offers variety and every day is different, that’s  until I get take on a big project with a timescale, when it suddenly becomes a production line. I have spent the last couple of … Continue reading

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Going Up in Smoke!

The latest Heritage Craft Project Book is published today – How  to Make Food Smokers and Dehydrators. This one came about by popular demand from customers asking for the plans of my designs.  Over the years I have made a number … Continue reading

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Scared of a Spelling Mistake!

  For my latest project I have been building a temporary Signpost with attached signs for a Urban Food Festival Opening tomorrow at Canary Wharf for a few days. The customer wanted a modern urban style sign based upon those … Continue reading

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A Sophisticated Bag for a Simple Man

I had a couple of days break between real work whilst I waited for an important customer to make a decision, so I took an opportunity to make a project just for me making use  of a leftover piece of … Continue reading

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A Leather Lampshade

For this weeks video I demonstrate how to make a Leather Lampshade to fit my wooden Desk lamp. Over the years I have made a number of Leather Lampshades, in a variety of styles and colours, so I had forgotten … Continue reading

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