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Summer Shenanigans

It’s been a very event filled few months with trips out of the workshop to yet another fruitful International Living History Fair at Bruntingthorpe, a first time exhibit at Hatfield House during their internationally acclaimed crafts weekend for the Queen

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I am now on Twitter, my plan is to drop up useful links, armour based items I find interesting and anything else that comes through the workshop that might be of interest. You can follow me on Twitter through the

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International Living HIstory Fair October 2013

I enjoyed a great time at the market this year meeting lots a new and old faces as well as taking on a good amount of new work. The new site was a little rough around the edges with some

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Workshop Expansion.

The last couple of months have seen a slow expansion of the workshop into the next door workspace as well. The removal of the partition wall, changing the forge flue, electrics and lights has been expertly handled by Steve (Sutherland

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Heat and Gladiators!

Not the best temperature to be firing up the forge to get things done, on this the hottest day of the year so far … but still, it’s fun! Today has been a day set aside for a couple more

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Website Updates

Today a lot of ‘hammer time’ has been lost to the website updates. I am learning that WordPress is our friend! The intended use of this blog is really to give occasional updates on the work being done in the

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