The best lightbox in the world. Ever.

I’m glad my five years in advertising haven’t been a complete waste of time. My mind-controlling wizard tricks have finally paid off. After only a year of the brilliantly-named “makemesomething.co.uk” someone has finally thought “yes, good idea, make me something”. And so it came about that my mate Franz over at http://www.fudgegraphics.com became my modern-day…

Woodworking course – week 4

Did you know there’s a farm in Highbury? Me neither. Until I embarked on a woodworking course, held at Freightliners city farm, just north of Highbury & Islington station. It’s a strange little place where chickens cluck, kids learn and I narrowly avoid stabbing myself with a chisel.  Tom Trimmins (the 8th in his family…

Elizabeth is finished (finally)!

Wow. That took longer than expected. I blame the Queen. Which is why I’m naming the table that I started work on many moons ago and have now finally completed in her honour. Elizabeth started life as a messy plasterer’s table, abandoned outside a house just down the road. I couldn’t leave her there and…

the next victim

My next victim will be this little orphan of a table. He was abandoned outside a flat down the road and I decided to take him in. I think he was conceived by some plasterers who were pretty handy with a nailgun. Anyway, I’ll be turning him into a sort of games table/foot stool/coffee table.