All I said was “Could you make me a cup of coffee?” I turned around and she had made this! Must be something lost in translation…..
This is a kitchen table with hairpin legs and is probably my favourite piece. I did not make the legs as I am not confident enough to weld this well and also I badly needed a kitchen table! I bought the legs for £50 from a hairpin leg company with the useful name of thehairpinlegcompany.com. I […]
Sometimes I wish I didnt say “Yes” so easily! I made this upcycled kitchen unit for a friend who was badly in need of something to go in his kitchen. The legs were cut from a huge close rail from a shop fitting that I found in a skip (I have no objections to dragging […]
I needed something for the hallway instead of dumping on the floor or draping over the stair bannister. Another little quirk of the house is that the light switch is at the far end of the hall so it works like this: Open the front door Fumble to the end of the hall Kick the […]
I walk past this T-34 tank in Bermondsey on the way into work every morning. Yeah, that is a weird statement coming from someone without a gun in his hand. Legend has it that Russell Gray bought the land to build a house at the end of a very pretty street. The council then refused planning […]
When you don’t have a garden, make one! First thing i noticed about our new flat was that there is a flat roof outside the bedroom window…. with a great view…. with a distinct lack of herbs. Bring on the Veg!
I am one of the recipient of this fraud E-mail asking me to constitute a friendly relationship, extend helping hand and provide the impetus for pursuing her education here in India. I also replied her back through subsequent mails with stating my immense interest in extending the helping hand whenever she needs. So far, she […]
Beautiful VolksWagon Karmenn Ghia on the way into work this morning. I had to stop and take a photo. I hate the idea of driving in London as a) There is rarely need to b) People are nutcases I would make an exception for this though. Its a beauty. If anyone would like to force me […]
This was a quick one. Phil was looking for a mirror for the shop so I found him this one. It was nice, dont get me wrong but it has this plastic laminate that looked a bit …. naff…. The first thing to do is give it a light sanding so that the paint can take […]