Tag Archives: metalwork

Going Loco

12 months ago I was asked to propose a design to embellish a ‘pavilion’ structure conceived by architect John Whiting as a focal point for a new housing estate by Croudace Homes in Ashford, near the site of the old … Continue reading

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MISGUIDED MAN RESTORES POINTLESS VEHICLE!

STOP PRESS!! Read all about it! This week’s Classic car buyer magazine – Out now!!

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“Watt’s in his head”

So I have spent my time writing a new Mr Watt story and ended up with 50 objects that were required to illustrate it. The story is about Mr Watt’s dream – the loss of his sparkle and the subsequent … Continue reading

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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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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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Mr Watt at Museum of Iron, Ironbridge Gorge Museums.

Until April 2013: stop press! Exhibition now held over until September 2013 It’s in a great setting, in the Enginuity Hall… surrounded by old bits and pieces of metal… fantastic! There are over 60 objects now that have been made … Continue reading

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