The World’s First Bodger Morgan Mailout!

The World’s First Bodger Morgan Mailout!
I’m creating a mailing list so I can occasionally send out news and offers about my leather, willow and greenwood work.  I’m inviting you to subscribe! If you subscribe you’ll be entered into a free prize draw! 1st Prize: A solid, handmade belt. 2nd Prize: A leather notebook. 3rd Prize: £10 discount on anything in my shop ...

Leather Sheaths with the Co-op and BHMAT

19. June 2016 Leather, Wood 0
Leather Sheaths with the Co-op and BHMAT
Learn how to make hard wearing sheaths for your woodworking tools by coming on one of my courses. Last week I ran a two day course with six BHMAT apprentices at the Coppice Co-op‘s wood yard. They did an amazing job making 4 billhook sheaths, 2 chisel sheaths, 3 belts, 1 timber tongue sheath and a double-headed ...

Our Woodlands Surviving Us

29. May 2016 Wood 2
Our Woodlands Surviving Us
It’s amazing how woodlands regenerate all by themselves. A few years ago BHMAT ran their annual course here. It was raining and the ground got churned up and muddy. But now, 8 years on, the shaving break is all that remains. The blue bells are back and all looks beautiful!    

How to make a Wooden Goblet on a Pole Lathe

20. August 2011 Wood 0
How to make a Wooden Goblet on a Pole Lathe
Photos of me making two wooden goblets from field maple. Start with a log approximately 30cm (1 foot) in diameter and 45cm (18 inches) long. Split it in half with axes, then in half again so you have a quarter of a log. Use an axe to remove the central pith of the tree and then ...