Nant y Bedd

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...

This is a tale of Three Bridges.  Not the railway station near Gatwick, but the three bridges over our stream. The first, in the main garden I made up out of...

I suppose that it is one of those delightful quirks of the English language where two very diverse meanings accrue to one word.  ‘To Forge’:  1) to make new items by the...