Tag Archives: heritagecraft

Restoring Rush Seat Chairs

Several times a year I get to put aside my usual work, making wooden wheels and work on antique chairs. Most of the time this involves reupholstery but occasionally I get to replace a rush seat, something I particularly enjoy. … Continue reading

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Restoring a Traditional Market Cart

Recently I had the opportunity to restore an original Tappy Market Cart. Historically Market Traders rent their stalls for the day from a local firm, usually a local family who had the rights to supply stalls for that market. The … Continue reading

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Tom Green Live on Stage

Finally after many years I leave the comfort of my workshop, and for the first time enter the world of Live Events with an appearance at the Enfield Food Festival, where on stage I demonstrated my new Food smoker and … Continue reading

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Tom Green on Tour

Its with a sense of excitement tinged with nerves I accepted an invitation to step out into the limelight and appear at the  Enfield Food Festival on August Bank Holiday. The problem is what do I do and the answer its the perfect … 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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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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Mirror Mirror on the wall

Over the years I have made my fair share of mirrors for theatrical purposes, but this latest one is the most fun yet. I am working with artist on an artwork for an exhibition next year on a project involving … 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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Is this an ingredient too far?

This weekend is a holiday weekend when I get an extra day to play and I think its time to fire up the smoker. If you have never read my blog before I built a smoker in the back garden … Continue reading

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