Tag Archives: middle age

What Shape is the Perfect Bath?

Looking ahead to the autumn one of the projects I am considering is to make a wooden bath. You could ask the question why? for which I struggle for an answer. I don’t particularly enjoy a bath, I struggle to … 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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A Two Part Trilogy?

My latest video is now available on youtube. This one was  started August 2018 which in my terms is decades ago, but has been waiting for part 2. If you look back across the range of 60 videos, I now have published … Continue reading

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A Miniature Wagon

This summer I have decided its time to come out of my workshop and go and meet people, so I have taken a stall at a couple of country shows, starting at the suffolk show in May. Whilst at each … Continue reading

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I used to have hair!

Today I have posted my latest video. By luck I managed to purchase the most superb piece of textured leather and I agonised over what to make. The leather was so good I didn’t want to use it. Then having made … Continue reading

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How wide is your Bum?

I am a great fan of the shaker style of furniture. Its very elegant furniture, cleverly designed to maximise the strength of interlocking thin timbers to create a piece which is lightweight and yet strong. It could also be argued that the … Continue reading

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Did I get my Doctorate?

In an earlier post I recounted a tale that on a visit to the south coast I came across a “Chair Doctors” a term I hadn’t seen or heard of for ages. Its not quite as good as  a “sagger … Continue reading

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