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How to customise an Opinel Pocket Knife

How to customise an Opinel Pocket Knife

I’m a big fan of customising or modifying existing products (particularly Axes, hammers and the Hori-Hori).  It can add practicality and function,...
We're quite excited about trousers (we need to get out more!)

We're quite excited about trousers (we need to get out more!)

We’re big fans of the Carhartt overalls – they are the best workwear as they’re heavy duty and get better with wear. But bibs aren’t for everyone,...
How to use Otter Wax to waterproof a cap...

How to use Otter Wax to waterproof a cap...

It's a perfect storm. You need and want to get outside becuase it's lockdown. But the rain is coming down in droves (thanks Storm Christoph). So y...
Blue Monday ??

Blue Monday ??

Given it’s the third Monday of January, it’s supposed to be ‘blue Monday’. A depressing title for what is purported to be the day of the year whe...
Everyone seems to be seeing (valentines) red…

Everyone seems to be seeing (valentines) red…

It’s the time of the year when people begin to see red. But not because of anger. Because of a short fat cherub who supposedly fires arrows of lov...
Postal delays during Lockdown...

Postal delays during Lockdown...

Most of our orders are dispatched to you via Royal Mail and so far during the current pandemic they've been doing a great job during these diffic...
Good things come to those who wait - we have Sneeboer Planting Trowels back in stock!

Good things come to those who wait - we have Sneeboer Planting Trowels back in stock!

Good things come to those who wait. So the adage and advert says. When things are made properly, it takes time. Of all of the things we sell, we ...
January (lockdown) birthdays suck

January (lockdown) birthdays suck

I reckon there’s only one thing worse than a January birthday. A birthday in January when its lockdown. Following on from the ‘fun’ month that is ...
Rules be rules: lockdown 3:0

Rules be rules: lockdown 3:0

Rules be rules. As lockdown 3:0 begins, we've taken delivery of a longer wooden folding ruler.  It's 2 metres.  Keep your distance. It's much f...
A little look back at some of the things we’ve learnt...

A little look back at some of the things we’ve learnt...

You’re supposed to be reflective around New Year – thinking about what you’d do different, how you’ll be better and what you’ve learnt. We aren’t ...
I wasn't quite on the right track this Christmas...

I wasn't quite on the right track this Christmas...

And just like that, Christmas is over. We’re putting our heads’ around packing away the Christmas decorations and looking towards a new year. We ...
£25 and under gifts

£25 and under gifts

I’m not allowed to buy things from a cheese, meat or fish counter, or fudge. An agreed rule between Edd and I – reason being I’m totally unable to...