Author Archives: Mr Watt

About Mr Watt

I'm the Grumpy Man of Metal. What more do you need to know? Bah!

A bridge (not) too far

Thanks to Sian Edwardes-Evans for recently sending me some photos of ‘my’ Dyfi Bridge in Machynlleth, Wales – 15 years on and they brought back mixed memories – nightmare deadlines/penalty clauses/ anxiety over technical & dimensions issues/ welding certificates and … Continue reading

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A short film…

and it’s all about moi! Thanks to Echo Video for wanting to make it:

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Kids in the Shed!!

60 kids from Hertford Infants School at the workshop. Mr Watt’s shed gets it’s first occupants! Wonky metalwork explained…. …to an attentive audience: then the walk back to school, and they’re all exhausted! See the Kingfisher class blog at: http://kingfisherclassblog.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/visit-to-jon-millss-workshop/

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Hey Kids!!

Here’s me giving a talk to Hertford Infants school assembly. A quick history of my career to date, from automata and furniture, to public art and demo’s of the Mr Watt eBooks. What a receptive and appreciative audience! (with thanks … Continue reading

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Ghost Train pic

Thanks to Clive Baldwin for this shot of the ghost train ~ and here are some others if you haven’t made it to the bottom of the Jenny Lind Locomotive post yet.

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30 years of making in 25 minutes

I spluttered my way through a history of my ‘career’ at the Brighton Mini Makers Faire… and now it’s available for all to see…uh-oh.   must get my hair cut

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And now… the eBook goes live! eeee!

Hooray!! At last, Apple have finally given the all-clear on the Arts Council fundedĀ  “Mr Watt Grumpy Man of Metal” ebook; almost 9 months have been spent putting the film, animations, demonstrations and stories together; here’s the official link to … Continue reading

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