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Now For Something Completely Different

Today is the start of a new project for me and I need your help. As part of my normal working life I have been employing and interacting  with young people for many years and have slowly come to the conclusion that … Continue reading

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Grow your own Baskets

After many hours of discussion and pouring through catalogues to select the right species of tree we have now finally finished planting what is going to become the woods at the bottom of the garden. As someone who works with … Continue reading

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The Final Bite

Finally the last part of the Ultimate Bacon sandwich Trilogy has been posted. If you have not been keeping up with this, its where I make most of the ingredients which are then brought together to create what is the … Continue reading

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Cooking With Physics

We all have  little things that make us happy, for me its getting to make something from scratch, sometimes from wood, sometimes from steel or leather, when I cant do those I am equally at home in the kitchen, so … Continue reading

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Flat Pack Furniture the Tom Green way

My father, alas no longer with us started the tradition of building beds for the family, and when he couldn’t do it any longer I carried on. I don’t quite know how the tradition started, I cant pretend its because … Continue reading

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Some habits are hard to break.

It was a day for going back to my roots, putting the fancy stuff to one side and make some wheels, something I haven’t done for a while, this time a set of four little wheels to replace some rotten … Continue reading

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Are Coconuts getting smaller?

Now there is a school of thought that says everything seems bigger when your young but I am sure I remember coconuts  being bigger. I always enjoy a bit of blacksmithing, but don’t often get a chance. There is something … Continue reading

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