Tag Archives: upholstery

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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My New Office Chair

As the Christmas break draws to an end for once I am in the unusual position of looking forward to going back to the office. Now as a rule I do have to admit I enjoy my job, lots of … Continue reading

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Extreme Upcycling

10 years ago I acquired an Office Chair, it wasn’t new then, not all the knobs worked but it suited me and as I remember it was cheap . You just learnt to sit a certain way and accept the arms … Continue reading

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How Many??

Most of work I do is making one off items, so I didnt really think it through when I was asked by a Theatrical Hire company customer to make some dressing room screens. Apparently they have a demand for these, … Continue reading

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I put it off as long as I could

If you read my earlier post you will know I wasn’t looking forward to parts of this bag, in particular the lining and internal zipped pocket. Combining Saddlers Leather with a fabric is fiddly and time consuming which is probably … Continue reading

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Don’t you hate principles

One of the projects I have been working on for a while is a pair of Gothic thrones. Each throne is made up of 16 separate pieces of wood, all of which have now been shaped, in some cases turned, … Continue reading

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When is a Mirror not a Mirror

Q.When is a mirror not a mirror? A. When its used in an advert One of my customers is a Theatrical Equipment Company based in London who frequently ask me to build odd bits for them. In the past I … Continue reading

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