Tag Archives: diy

Now that’s so good

Last summer I built myself a wood fired bread oven in the garden, which is probably the best thing I have ever made, but the down side is that it’s in the garden, so we are dependant upon fine weather. … Continue reading

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Central heating – Is it a Pipe Dream?

You can only talk about a project for so long, eventually you do have to actually do have to start work, and I have been talking about this for years, in fact I have been using the same joke for … Continue reading

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There getting bigger!

One of my regular customers is http://www.trafalgarlighting.co.uk a theatrical equipment hire company based in North London. For some time now I have been making Location Mirrors for them. The first order was for some Table Top Dressing room mirrors, closely followed by … Continue reading

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Time is under rated

There is an old saying “that if you won’t something done then ask a busy man”. Well I think I qualify for the description of being a busy man, more so than usual recently and as a consequence the fun … 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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Am I going too far

As I get older and the weather turns colder I once again start to consider the subject of central heating for my workshop, to use an old joke its been a pipe dream of mine for many years. Over the years … 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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The Final Piece

For sometime now I have been trying to make the perfect Bacon Sandwich, and the way to do this as I see it,is to control as many of the ingredients as you can. Get that right and it has to work. … Continue reading

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A Real Sacrifice

For the last couple of weeks I have been working on my latest http://www.heritagecraft.co.uk project book that deals with the Building and Operation of a wood fired Bread oven – out soon, and I felt the need to include a … Continue reading

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Its a tough job

Every January finds me at the Canary Wharf Winter lights Festival providing technical support. My primary role is providing the electricity that powers it all , but have developed a subsidiary role in building wooden weather proof boxes to house the … Continue reading

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