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Reconstituted London Clay Pipe

February 15, 2011

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The banks of the Thames are absolutely littered with bits of broken clay pipe. Being fragile and cheap they were cast into the filthy river when they inevitably snapped, like so many cigarette ends in the street. The stems of these are easy to find and it’s not difficult to find enough of the correct […]

Welcome

February 7, 2011

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This blog exists simply to document the various things that I have and will make. Making has become a bit of a habit for me. The objects range from handmade knives which I learned to make during an apprenticeship when I was a teenager in Johannesburg, South Africa to wardrobes, beds, lampshades, re-assembled Victorian clay […]