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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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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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Extreme Upcycling

10 years ago I acquired an Office Chair, it wasn’t new then, not all the knobs worked but it suited me and as I remember it was cheap . You just learnt to sit a certain way and accept the arms … Continue reading

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How Many??

Most of work I do is making one off items, so I didnt really think it through when I was asked by a Theatrical Hire company customer to make some dressing room screens. Apparently they have a demand for these, … Continue reading

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Now that is unusual

In my workshop I get used to being asked to make unusual things, as a heritage craftsmen I meet a wide selection of interesting folk all of whom need interesting things made which they cant get anywhere else. If you … Continue reading

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Looking in a Mirror

One of my regular customers is Trafalgar Lighting (www.trafalgarlighting.co.uk) a Theatrical Equipment Hire company based in North London, for whom I make all manner of bits and pieces. One of their popular hire items is Illuminated Makeup Mirrors used for films … Continue reading

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Put an Old Man out of his Misery

some days you just have to put aside all thoughts of hedonistic pleasure, in my workshop knocking seven bells out of bits of wood, and instead concentrate on earning your daily crust. Which is why I am spending the weekend helping at … Continue reading

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