I’m Keith Salway – the main man at Handytech. I’ve been a motorcyclist continuously since 1974 and over the years, in search of fun, I’ve tried my hand at hang gliding, paragliding, scuba diving and potholing. Here I am bungy jumping off the Kawarau Gorge bridge in New Zealand in 2018. Click here to see the short video of my jump – I loved it.
I worked in operational and strategic sales for over 25 years. I realised that there is so much more to life and work than grinding away earning money. In 2017 I discovered what fun could be had designing and creating things with a with a hobby laser. In January 2019 I bought an elegant British manufactured industrial Laser cutter engraver and gave up the corporate life. I started designing and creating nice things. Things I’m proud of. Things people like to hold and look at. I get a LOT of pleasure from my hobby turned business.
What do we make…
Not much money, that’s for sure…
I’ve developed a range of iconic Christian items – from beautiful crosses constructed of nothing but the words of the Lords Prayer (all recognised versions) – a lovely slate mounted wooden serenity prayer – tasteful Christian gifts such as ringboxes, cathedral coasters and my unique design of “fish” key rings. The Christian items are highlighted in my shop on secure sister site www.christiancrafts.org. Pictures of things I’ve made (that I remembered to photo before shipping!) are in the gallery page – click the link and take a look.
I’ve also developed some more commercially biased items such as company personalised promotional items such as Coasters (better than Xmas cards!), Keyrings, Round Tuits etc. All of this will be showcased in the www.lasercrafts.org website that I am developing in parallel.
Here are my contact details. Please call me if you have any queries or if you want to enquire about having something made and especially if you’d like to tell me what you think of what I make!