Category Archives: recycling

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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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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Taking the shed for a walk!!

Another lovely day and time for another project, this time a sheltered Garden Seat. Without any thought to our own personal safety, risking being infected by the pernicious “Gardening Bug” my dearly beloved and I have for several months been visiting Garden centres … Continue reading

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A Table Top Food Smoker

Regular readers will know that I do like to combine my passion for making things with food, and I am never happier than when I can make something that can be used to cook food, and if there is a … 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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A Daffodil for Mothers Day

As promised in earlier posts its time for some practice working with copper before I attempt to make a central heating boiler for my workshop. Now I am no stranger working with steel and iron, having had a forge now … Continue reading

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Never believe the review

I do enjoy a bit of variety and the other day at the local auction I came across this very sorry looking rocking chair which became mine for the princely sum of £2.00. All it needed was the paint stripped … Continue reading

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