Category Archives: saddlery

Black or Brown?

Fed up with a shock to the system every time I sit down with my secateurs in my pocket I decided it was time to make a holster for them, and working on the theory that if I want one, other folk … Continue reading

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Is the Goose Getting Fat?

Christmas is coming and if the Nursery Rhyme is to be believed Geese around the country should be putting on weight, so its time to start thinking about presents for your nearest and dearest as a festive gift, or for … 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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Craftsmen today are not what they were!

One of my current projects started out as “just replace the spoke” on a wheel dating from about 1880. Now as a rule I don’t rush to attract repair work, there are always issues, but like everyone else I have bills to pay, … Continue reading

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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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