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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 Traditional Market Cart

Recently I had the opportunity to restore an original Tappy Market Cart. Historically Market Traders rent their stalls for the day from a local firm, usually a local family who had the rights to supply stalls for that market. The … 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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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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Handmade Wooden Bed Frame

By way of an experiment for my latest you tube video which can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0DNJpjMLn8h I have decided to publish the cutting list here as a method of supporting the video. Lets see how it works. I have been … Continue reading

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