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Getta Head, Getta Hat

Many years ago there was an advertising slogan in the UK, Getta ahead, Getta Hat, undoubtedly put about by those who sell hats. Recently I have been making some Steam Punk lanterns several of which are now installed in a very trendy bar in East … Continue reading

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Is it a book or is it a film?

For some time I have been having discussions with http://www.heritagecraft.co.uk about the formats to use for our new publications, Do we put everything on video, is it a book, and how do we earn a living, a problem far cleverer people … Continue reading

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I want to be an apprentice

Occasionally life smiles upon you, and this week was one of those occasions. I was lucky to go with a party of fellow wheelwrights to an after hours private view around the Royal Mews, escorted by their coachmen. For the want … 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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We can all breath out

Every husband or boyfriend will know of that moment of fear and dread just before you hand over “the present”. By day whilst we may not all be captains of industry, but we are decisive, and capable of making decisions. Until it involves … Continue reading

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Its a Secret!

Once again valentines day approaches and a gentleman’s fancy turns to romance. So what do you get your beloved, particularly  if you have been together for a few years and your starting to run out of inspiration. I had that problem a couple … Continue reading

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So close but so far

My most popular video is one I made about making a Leather Briefcase for a young lady who was just going off to university. It was an interesting project as she wanted tan leather with yellow thread so there wasn’t … Continue reading

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