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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 Costermongers Barrow

My latest Video is now available on the Heritagecraft YouTube Channel, which is about the process of restoring a Costermongers Cart It follows the progress of a Vintage Costermongers cart dating from before the First World War. If you have … Continue reading

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Lay still whilst I measure for your Coffin!

This week I spent two days at the Suffolk show a major rural show in the East of England, promoting my Wheelwrights Business. As a modern wheelwright I am used to being a rare commodity. An educated guess would suggest there … Continue reading

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