Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Indie hardware shop pays homage to Two Ronnies sketch

Published: 19 October 2017 - Fiona Garcia
Owner Tony Walker has created the unique
Owner Tony Walker has created the unique 'four candles/fork handles' display in store

Following regular requests for ‘four candles’, a hardware shop owner in Croxley Green has made a unique set of candles from fork handles, much to the delight of his customers.

Inspired by the famous Two Ronnies comedy sketch, Tony Walker, the owner of Croxley Hardware near Rickmansworth, dutifully crafted his interpretation of the four candles from four wooden fork handles to put on display in the shop.

The creation has been such a hit with his customers that some have even asked to have their photographs taken with them.

Mr Walker said: “It is such an iconic sketch, there is little wonder it is quoted so regularly. Now when someone asks for four candles (or fork handles) I can just point to the display.”

He added: “I had no idea it would be so well received, but I would like to think that Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett would have approved!”

Croxley Hardware in Croxley Green was inspired by the 1970s comedy sketch
Croxley Hardware in Croxley Green was inspired by the 1970s comedy sketch

 

 

Comments


(Your email address will not be published)
Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register
Printable View E-mail Bookmark
*

Latest reader comments

re: Carl Kammerling Fusion 2021 Trade Promotion – Filled with exciting new deals!

MIKE
GOOD AFTERNOON,WE USED TO DEAL WITH YOUR COMPANY MANY YEARS AGO, BUYING LARGE STOCKS OF DELETED AND RETURNS ITEMS.IF YOU HAVE ANY CLEARANCE ...

re: Toolbank

Bilal Ali
Hi Trust you are doing great. My name is Bilal Ali. I am the owner of Azaan International Ltd, a company specialized in products. We are ...

re: Woolworths staff reunited by new website

John Zullo
Hi I'm trying to find Lisa assistant manager of woolworths in the metro centre 1999 I only now her by her 1st and middle name Lisa Marie ...

re: Planning application submitted for new Homebase store in Abingdon

Gel
They closed their store last year!http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/17570442.homebase-abingdon-starts-closing-sale/...

re: Latest update on Green Homes Grant and implications for homeowners and landlords

John Hart
After applying for a green homes how long will it take for a decision? thanks...

Most read stories