Hello, my name is William Pickup

I live on Sydneys' Northern Beaches, where I enjoy and running, swimming, and slowly making things in my workshop.

What am I doing now?

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Recent Posts

Leaving Octopress

After some months of not posting due in part to the limitations of Octopress, I have changed buses again. The site is now being built with Rapidweaver and us...

The failure of international politics

Stirring writing “After Rio, we know. Governments have given up on the planet” by George Monbiot in reaction to the collapse of the Rio Summit. He still find...

A cabinet makers notebook

In interviews with contemporary woodworkers James Krenov’s first book ‘A Cabinetmaker Notebook’ is often cited as the book that changed the course of that pe...