Entries by Martin

There’s a little bit of magic in every box

Today I concentrated on replacing the storage boxes I sold during the Christmas rush. These 3 are made from reclaimed 9mm marine plywood and have  been painted and varnished inside and out to ensure that they stand the test of time.  The pieces of ply dictated the shape and size of these boxes but they […]

Large Saucepan Rack on commision

I am often asked to design and make products whilst on my market stall and they often lead to interesting and new products. I built this six hook saucepan rack with lid storage for one of my customers at the France Lynch Village Christmas Fair. She asked me to make it as a present for […]

More Wine…racks

Thanks to two very good markets last weekend I managed to sell out of Trugs (again), Wine Racks, Hall Shelves and Baguette platters. I also sold a lot of other products. So this week I will be busy replenishing stocks. Today after my morning estimate appointments I was in the workshop filling orders and I […]

Trugs, Trugs everywhere

With all the Christmas Markets and fayres happening lately I have been busy selling lots of items but my Garden Trugs have proved to be very popular… so popular in fact that last week I sold out! So this week I have been super busy replenishing my stocks. I normally make batches of 3 whenever […]

‘Tis the season to be jolly…..

Markets, Fayres and Bazaars November and December are proving to be very busy months, I have markets and Fayres on every weekend and I am also continuing with my twice monthly farmers markets on Wednesdays in Stroud Farmers Markets at the Cornhill and on Saturdays in the Stroud Christmas Craft Markets at the Merrywalks  Yesterday […]

A new fireplace for our house

This week has been very busy with the Pittsville School Christmas Bazaar on Friday and lots of projects including wardrobes, custom wall shelves, a built-in cupboard on a narrow board and even repairing wobbly fence posts but the high light of the week was most definitely a job a did for our house. We have […]

Santa’s Grotto at Stroud Merrywalks

One of the highlights of the week was helping Felicity Baker of Westcountry Made to build Santa’s Grotto  at the Merrywalks Shopping Centre. the Grotto opens on Saturday 24th of November and will then be open every Saturday until Christmas plus Friday 7th December which is the Stroud Goodwill Evening and from Wednesday 19th through […]

New Furniture and Products page added

New Furniture and products page added today with lots of pictures of products and projects past and present. please check them out and let me know if you see something you would like to purchase and if I have it in stock I can deliver or post it to you. If not I would be […]