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Craftsmen today are not what they were!

One of my current projects started out as “just replace the spoke” on a wheel dating from about 1880. Now as a rule I don’t rush to attract repair work, there are always issues, but like everyone else I have bills to pay, … Continue reading

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Ten Pin Bowling

This weekend we installed a pair of outdoor 10 pin Bowling lanes at Canary Wharf in London. These form part of the estates free summer entertainment, an opportunity for office workers to come outside and have fun. The specification from … Continue reading

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Which shape skittles?

Most of my work is one off pieces, working for clients who have an idea but not a set of plans so part of my job is the design, and drawings necessary to complete the finish project. Next weeks project … Continue reading

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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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The Last Tomato in Norfolk

The Old Blokes Kitchen rides again. For those who have missed it I have been making a combined food dehydrator and smoker, and as always with my projects there is a video. I will put a link about its construction at … Continue reading

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George Clooneys Rival ?

The second instalment of My Ultimate Bacon Sandwich video has now been posted and is available for your viewing pleasure at If you don’t know about this project, its where I have made a video trilogy breaking down a bacon sandwich … Continue reading

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Now watch the video

Recently I created a Fire Lamp Sculpture which was exhibited at the Canary Wharf Winter Lights festival 2017. As someone who has spent many years supporting and lighting other artists work you always think you can do that, and finally I … Continue reading

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