Fix One Thing Each Day

We all have things to do each day and we feel that we must do what we know before we make our lists that we simply could not do everything on the list because we have a finite amount of time available each day (and we don’t know how many days we have left) and […]

Strawberry Jam: Making our own “products” one at a time.

This jam contains only three ingredients: strawberries, cane sugar and lemon juice. Done. Safety Warning: Don’t let the mixture boil over ! It creates one hell of a mess, not to mention on an open gas flame it may catch fire … and sugar has an awful lot of energy in it. ( my Mom […]

Adam and Chris: Making a Bird box

This was our attempt at building a bird box, it might be our only one, but I hope not ūüôā “Freestyle” … no dimension plans, in other words just making it up as we go along. The idea was to try to think of something useful, and then try to make it out of “nothing”. […]

Making a Panel Table

Over the last two weekends, I built ¬†a Panel Table out of recycled timber. ¬†We have a fairly small kitchen, and I felt it would make sense to have the kitchen equipment we most often used more visible and readily available, because we¬†don’t have the space to store kitchen appliances and electronics on on the […]

Building a Chicken Coop

Last winter, (I think it was last winter), Julian and I built a¬†chicken coop. ¬†It was a fantastic father and son project and we had a lot of fun and it took a lot longer than we thought it would. ¬†I thought this time I would try documenting it using a video social assembler as […]

Planter Box at the Start of Autumn

At¬†the request of my lovely wife Lydia, I got round to making my first planter box and¬†as usual I got my design inspiration on Pinterest and found some boxes I liked, ¬†http://pinterest.com/draynum. ¬†I¬†modified the design to suit the materials I had available. I ought to give credit to my friends Chris and Marge who live […]