Tag Archives: upholstery

The Chair That Hugs You

The first Video in the “Chair that hugs you” series is now available on my You tube channel. Amidst this coronavirus lockdown with real work cancelled I have the opportunity to do what I want, and I have always enjoyed … 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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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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The Deckchair fights back – The Movie

The epic tale of one mans struggle against adversity, pieces of wood, and a sewing machine. A tale of hope, where good triumphs over evil, and finally the nice guy gets the girl. Along the way you find out how … Continue reading

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The most stylish Deckchair in Norfolk

Well the weather on my holiday didnt get any better, giving me plenty of time to get on with my summer project a deckchair made for two which cost the grand total of 90p or about $1.40. If your reading … Continue reading

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