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Can you repair Carriage Wheels?

When I am not making videos or writing books most  of my time  is spent being a Wheelwright. Historically this would be defined as someone who made carriage wheels, however these days it is also the repair of carriage wheels, as there are … Continue reading

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Can I charge more if its art?

Every workshop has too have a few steady clients,  bread and butter products that keep coming, and one of mine involves the manufacture of Professional Makeup Mirrors which are then sold by http://www.fitzrobbie.co.uk or available to hire through http://www.trafalgarlighting.co.uk . In … Continue reading

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There is nothing like a challenge

There’s nothing like a challenge and my latest project is most definitely one of those. Over the years I have made my fair share of wooden wheels for horse drawn carriages, usually something fairly substantial, with wheels in the region … Continue reading

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Is it a Flower or is it a lamp Post?

Now even by my standards this is an unusual project. I have started work with a lighting designer who has been engaged to light a new sculpture about to be installed in a public park in the near future. The sculpture is based … Continue reading

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I do need a Haircut

The Holiday is over and its back to work with a bang. I have a long standing Theatrical Equipment Hire Co client for whom over the years I have made all manner of items, with one of the most popular which they keep … Continue reading

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The Worlds Most Comfortable Garden Bench

 I have been on holiday for the last week, we didn’t go anywhere but I didn’t go to work, so it counts as a holiday and its given me a chance to catch up with some jobs, and in between take … Continue reading

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A Real Artist at work

  I have a customer http://www.backstageshop.co.uk who amongst other things is the UKs leading Theatre and special effects makeup supply company based in North London. Over the years I have made all manner of items for them, Electric Chairs, Gothic Candelabra, … Continue reading

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