Tag Archives: Friends

Demodag at Baptist Tools

Last Saturday I attended the “demo-day” at Baptist Toolshop in Arnhem. They invited three other woodworkers and toolmakers like Tormek, Record Power and Mafell to show their goods and innovations… My neighbour was bowyer Simon van der Heijden, who makes … Continue reading

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Building instruments live at the Batavia shipyard…

Last weekend my re-enactment season for 2018 started. Along with the bookbinder of “The Paper Unicorn” we’ve been asked to show our crafts at the Batavia Shipyard in Lelystad. The first day we stood at the museum, but we moved … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail

One of my lutherie teachers always said that instrument makers are always in search of the Holy Grail… Well, last week I found one while making a theorbo…

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Meet us at Hernen!

Come and meet us this weekend at Hernen Castle! The annual Medieval Year Market All old crafts combined: Bookbinders, woodworkers, embroiders, rope makers, leather workers, musicians, basket weavers, smokers, cooks, textile workers, blacksmiths, brick and tile makers… And many more! … Continue reading

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One year!!!

Time for a little party… Today this blog celebrates its first anniversary! It has been a great ride and surpassed even my wildest expectations. Almost 60.000 visitors from all over the world and even more single views. Other blogs The … Continue reading

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