Category Archives: retail

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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Does my bum look big in this?

You wont be at all surprised to know that as a Middle Aged Man who spends large portions of his life wearing paint spattered overalls looking at my image in a mirror is not something that’s important too me. I comb my … Continue reading

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A Plumbers Mirror

There are two ways a business can go, you can be single minded, focused on a particular product or service and if your lucky you will find the customers who want just that, or you can go the way my … Continue reading

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Cooking With Physics

We all have  little things that make us happy, for me its getting to make something from scratch, sometimes from wood, sometimes from steel or leather, when I cant do those I am equally at home in the kitchen, so … Continue reading

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Its Mirror Time

Regular readers will know I have a steady trade making professional Makeup Mirrors for http://www.trafalgarlighting.co.uk a Theatrical Equipment Hire Company based in North London who in turn hire them out to all manner of customers. A very popular use is … 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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Are Coconuts getting smaller?

Now there is a school of thought that says everything seems bigger when your young but I am sure I remember coconuts  being bigger. I always enjoy a bit of blacksmithing, but don’t often get a chance. There is something … Continue reading

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