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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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Ten Pin Bowling

This weekend we installed a pair of outdoor 10 pin Bowling lanes at Canary Wharf in London. These form part of the estates free summer entertainment, an opportunity for office workers to come outside and have fun. The specification from … Continue reading

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What do I do Now?

For 35 years I have had the same job, running an Entertainment Technology Company in London. I started the company in 1983 with a shoe string budget, working from my parents garage, and gradually over the years we grew, gained some colleagues, more … Continue reading

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Which shape skittles?

Most of my work is one off pieces, working for clients who have an idea but not a set of plans so part of my job is the design, and drawings necessary to complete the finish project. Next weeks project … Continue reading

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Bargehouse

In a past life I used to be a Theatrical Lighting Engineer, although I became known for using theatrical techniques and equipment but not necessarily in a Theatre. Over the years I have lit countless artworks and buildings, I still … Continue reading

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The Urban Workstation

Back to work with something different. If you have read my blog before you will know I have a regular trade in Illuminated Professional Makeup Mirrors, in particular for leading Theatrical Equipment Hire Company http://www.trafalgarlighting.co.uk who commissioned me to make … Continue reading

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The Big Green Ice Cream Machine

At last a project with a snappy title. The first video documenting the creation of my Horse Powered / bloke on a bicycle powered, Ice Cream Machine. This a project I have been thinking about for a long time, several … Continue reading

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