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No, not Bill’s long-lost sister, but gates made from hazel sticks. Garden visitors will most likely remember this one that I made a couple of years ago which lets people through...

Quite a lot actually.  The hydro has 5 days to go in this quarter and it is already our highest single quarter of generation since we started in 2012.  So in...

As a bit of a part-time metal-things-maker I find it rather odd that my ‘customers’ (often Sue when she nicks something I’ve just made) seem to want the resulting ‘artwork’ to...

I’ve just finished refurbishing two benches and a low table for a lady in Llangynidr.  The metal work was badly flaking and some of the timbers were bent into boomerangs! After...

I’ve now refurbished quite a few wood and metal benches, but a few weeks ago I got asked to do one which turned out to be all metal.  A different challenge....

I’ve only just remembered to post this – well actually talking to someone earlier today reminded me that I hadn’t done it when I should have! I had a call from...

I don’t always get round to taking photos of what I’ve made, and even when I do they don’t always get published in the blog.  So here’s a short round up...

Since the garden Open Day in May, I’ve had a couple of bench “commissions” and though I say it myself they look pretty good. The bench is a repair and the...

Yes, it was barter time when I was asked if I could repair an old garden bench.  It just happened that the person asking is also the person from whom we...