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The Big Green Ice Cream Machine

At last a project with a snappy title. The first video documenting the creation of my Horse Powered / bloke on a bicycle powered, Ice Cream Machine. This a project I have been thinking about for a long time, several … Continue reading

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Too much to chew?

# Before I start on a project I spend many a sleepless night ( I am getting old it comes with the territory) thinking it through, working out how it all fits together, what building blocks I need to achieve … 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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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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A man gets on a bike

A picture of a man holding a bicycle wheel is never going to be that exciting to look at. Until you look carefully As a wheelwright I am used to making and repairing wooden wheels, for carriages, early vintage cars, cannons, … Continue reading

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Horse Drawn fire engine

I like to think I have a good life, I get to play with some good toys, and make some interesting things. Today however was definitely a red letter day. It was a wheelwrights day out and a few of us went see and … Continue reading

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101 uses for unistrut

 The talk has finished and now the fun begins, although to be fair there is still a lot of talking going on. I am thoroughly enjoying the reaction when I tell people I am making a Horse Powered Ice Cream … Continue reading

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