Well, I've been sitting here all day working on this website and thought it was time to do something else when I had a call from a customer who actually reminded me why this is worth all the effort. Such a nice chap as are so many other people we meet doing what we do. If Carlsberg was an antique tool it would be a antique saw as these a cut … [Read more...] about If Carlsberg was an Antique Tool!
Initially we had set ourselves a goal of having this website completed by January 2021 and in many ways it has been achieved but like all good things it has progressed and we have recognised that there are always ways these things can be improved. Yes, we would have been ready for March but in some ways i'm rather glad we now have a few more … [Read more...] about Underestimated the work involved with this Antique Tools website
Well, what can I say, a few days ago I was looking to get things rolling for March but that required a lot of effort and activity, travelling the breath of the UK collecting tool lots for the auction. Boris Johnson last night made the announcement that we must lockdown in the UK until mid February, we all know this will likely to be a much … [Read more...] about New Years Optimism Short Lived Due To UK Lockdown
Thankfully 2020 has now passed and we enter into 2021 with the fresh news that Vaccines for Covid19 are on their way and like so many people i'm just waiting for everything to get started again without restrictions. It really does feel like a new dawn this year and let's hope it's the beginning of new things. Over Christmas I've been stuck in … [Read more...] about 2021 Dawn of New Horizons
Well what can i say other than Grrrr with all these Covid restrictions that are causing real issues that are causing so many events to cancel this year. It's really taking its toll on the launch of this website but i guess 'what will be' has to be the attitude to stop the frustration it is causing. The main thing that stands out is for everyone … [Read more...] about Nov 2020 Antique Tools Website Update
We have now installed the members forum ready for use and has been upgraded with new easier to use editors to use when creating responses and new topics. It's all very early days and we are doing our best with getting familiar with all the technical aspects which are needed to run this properly. Our Google analytics shows us there is traffic … [Read more...] about Members Forum Now Active
At this time behind the scenes we are still adding features to this website. It's great having big ideas but making them work seamlessly together is a much bigger task, however if its not all done before we get things properly rolling here they probably wouldn't ever materialise. The auction software is now all fully installed, tested and … [Read more...] about Update August 2020