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The Perfect Office Chair

A touching tale tale of love lost, love found and lost again. For over 35 years I had a proper job, although don’t tell my mother she spent years waiting for me to get one. In this job I sat at a … Continue reading

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Did I get my Doctorate?

In an earlier post I recounted a tale that on a visit to the south coast I came across a “Chair Doctors” a term I hadn’t seen or heard of for ages. Its not quite as good as  a “sagger … Continue reading

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Shine a Light

Its starting to feel like a proper film studio at the moment we have released one video a week for the last four weeks and there are a few more to come. This weeks video shows how to make an Adjustable … Continue reading

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How to get 2kg of Tomatoes in a Jam Jar

How do you get 2kg of tomatoes into a jam jar? it sounds like one of those terrible maths riddles you used to get at school. The answer is to use my recently completed Food Dehydrator /smoker – I must come … Continue reading

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Building a Hot Tub

A couple of years ago I decided to build myself a Cedar wood Hot Tub, and as usual make a video of the project. After all how difficult can it be ? To which the answer is it wasn’t, not … Continue reading

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Could I win the Turner prize?

Over the years I have made more than my fair share of unusual items but one of my favourites is illuminated Makeup Mirrors which I craft for one of the leading professional Makeup Suppliers http://www.backstageshop.co.uk and their subsidiary http://www.fitzrobbie.co.uk  who also sell … 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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Am I going too far

As I get older and the weather turns colder I once again start to consider the subject of central heating for my workshop, to use an old joke its been a pipe dream of mine for many years. Over the years … Continue reading

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Its a tough job

Every January finds me at the Canary Wharf Winter lights Festival providing technical support. My primary role is providing the electricity that powers it all , but have developed a subsidiary role in building wooden weather proof boxes to house the … Continue reading

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My New Office Chair

As the Christmas break draws to an end for once I am in the unusual position of looking forward to going back to the office. Now as a rule I do have to admit I enjoy my job, lots of … Continue reading

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