Tag Archives: quirky

A Real Artist at work

  I have a customer http://www.backstageshop.co.uk who amongst other things is the UKs leading Theatre and special effects makeup supply company based in North London. Over the years I have made all manner of items for them, Electric Chairs, Gothic Candelabra, … Continue reading

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Is this an ingredient too far?

This weekend is a holiday weekend when I get an extra day to play and I think its time to fire up the smoker. If you have never read my blog before I built a smoker in the back garden … Continue reading

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Central heating – Is it a Pipe Dream?

You can only talk about a project for so long, eventually you do have to actually do have to start work, and I have been talking about this for years, in fact I have been using the same joke for … Continue reading

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There getting bigger!

One of my regular customers is http://www.trafalgarlighting.co.uk a theatrical equipment hire company based in North London. For some time now I have been making Location Mirrors for them. The first order was for some Table Top Dressing room mirrors, closely followed by … Continue reading

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A Daffodil for Mothers Day

As promised in earlier posts its time for some practice working with copper before I attempt to make a central heating boiler for my workshop. Now I am no stranger working with steel and iron, having had a forge now … Continue reading

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Am I going too far

As I get older and the weather turns colder I once again start to consider the subject of central heating for my workshop, to use an old joke its been a pipe dream of mine for many years. Over the years … Continue reading

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Never believe the review

I do enjoy a bit of variety and the other day at the local auction I came across this very sorry looking rocking chair which became mine for the princely sum of £2.00. All it needed was the paint stripped … Continue reading

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