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Licensed to Drill! A Carpenter's Tale with Graham Bond

Grab your favorite drink and settle in for Episode 44 of the Cherrywood Podcast, where hosts Simon and Rachel welcome a very special guest—Graham Bond, the master craftsman behind Bond Carpentry. Graham isn't just a talented carpenter; he's one of Simon's oldest friends, and his mix of humor, memories, and storytelling will have you hooked from the start.

School Days and Drum Corps Adventures

It's a walk down memory lane as Simon and Graham revisit their school days, where their friendship began. The chemistry between these two is palpable as they recount stories from their youth, with a particular emphasis on Graham's time in a drum corps. As they share tales of those early years, you can feel the rhythm of friendship that has kept them connected for so long.

License to Drill: The Graham Bond Story

Graham's journey into carpentry began with a playful spirit and a knack for using tools. Simon gives listeners a peek behind the curtain, explaining how the tagline "License to Drill" became synonymous with Graham's work. The anecdotes that follow are equal parts entertaining and enlightening, offering a glimpse into the lighter side of craftsmanship.

Musical Interludes and Shared Tunes

Music has always been a binding force in Simon and Graham's friendship. In this segment, they dive into their favorite songs, sharing how music influenced their lives. From the beats of the drum corps to the background music that played during their most memorable moments, you'll see how tunes and rhythms can weave friendships together.

Crafting Success with Bond Carpentry

Graham's story isn't just about nostalgia—it's about hard work, dedication, and passion. He takes us through his journey from apprentice to master carpenter, detailing the challenges and triumphs along the way. The conversation illuminates what it takes to create a successful carpentry business and underscores Graham's love for his craft. By the end of the segment, you'll have a newfound appreciation for the artistry that goes into building with wood.

A Glimpse into Graham's World

Episode 44 is a heartwarming exploration of friendship, music, and craftsmanship. From the schoolyard to the workshop, Simon, Rachel, and Graham discuss the memories that shaped their lives and the lessons they've learned along the way. You'll feel like you're right there with them, sharing laughs and nostalgia.

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As the episode wraps up, Simon and Rachel encourage listeners to subscribe for more engaging stories and delightful conversations. If you enjoyed Episode 44, you're sure to love what's coming next on the Cherrywood Podcast. Don't miss out on the warmth, humor, and insights that await in each episode. Hit that subscribe button and join the Cherrywood community for more fantastic moments!

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