In fact, it was Steve's … Fletcher is a well-known face in the reality show and is known for repairing various precious items on the show “The Repair Show”. Steven Fletcher’s exact birthday is not known. After studying the trade, Steven went on to begin his own business fixing watches, and has been doing so for over 45 years – so he's certainly well qualified for the show. My teachers should have told me that I wasn’t intellectual enough to be able to do the studying so after not knowing what I would do decided that I would go into the family trade. The mum fought back tears saying, "I'm trying not to get emotional" but got choked up as they unveiled Paul's autograph. It floors me every week.". But really the one that gets me is Chris Adams and his grandfathers’ helmet and spurs. I used to make free flying gliders as a youngster so it would be really good fun if one came in. Steve’s Grandfather and father were both clockmakers and Steve has been working with clocks for over 40 years. When it was revealed that its late owner also passed away from cancer, Suzie was overcome with emotion. Activate HELLO! "I find most of the clocks reasonably straight forward but one that sticks out is the Beliard clock which became a bit of a nightmare. But then Paul got sick last year and died only a few months later from cancer, and "didn't know the grandchildren were coming". Meet The Write Offs cast – Tommy, Craig, Emily and more on Channel 4’s new series! He worked as a heavy-equipment machine operator. It's brought the story full circle.". I'm so happy I did as this is one of the most enjoyable things I've ever been involved with it's also helped me through some very dark days. My grandfather who was a retired clock and watchmaker used to come into the workshop most days to look at how I was getting on and to give me lots of advise which was invaluable. Steve Fletcher is a resident expert on BBC’s ‘The Repair Shop’ Clock Workshop is a third-generation family business, owned and run by Steve Fletcher. What do you love most about being on the Repair Shop?Where on earth do I begin? Honestly, this show is the perfect storm .. it’s gentle, kind -it’s about relationships, family, craft, skill, community. Steve also lives in Oxfordshire where his clock repair shop – The Clock Workshop – is. While making arrangements to move home my brother Steve would Skype me regularly as he always did and told me he was involved in this new BBC TV show called The Repair Shop. Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. I'd had to save up for the saddle (used) so I was devastated to hear this news. Her work with saddles has led her to be a master of working with leather and so she also works on furniture restoration. However, he must be earning some amount from the show as well as his shop. Julie and Paul's rocking horse for very personal reasons, the Louis Vuitton steamer trunk from the historical aspect, the design icon Robert Oliver's leaf chair. But the very best part of being on The Repair Shop is making people happy, there is no better feeling. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. What do you love most about being on the Repair Shop? Each episode, the regular Repair Shop presenter Jay Blades has a variety of guests repairers join him in the barn to fix-up broken items. Julie asked expert Will Kirk to make sure the team found Paul's signature that he painted on the horse when they did their restoration, so that her family could see it. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. She has been restoring saddles and leather goods for over forty years and is passionate about her work. I did this and numbered the pieces while doing so I could then remake the saddle. I was 14 years old at the time and it was a very male dominated trade, we are talking the 1970's, but Ken didn't see any reason why I shouldn't and played a huge part in my training. ", Another said: "I'm not crying, I must have something in my eye as she found the signature on the rocking horse. Everyone from Steven Fletcher and Kirsten Ramsay to heartthrob Will Kirk has visited The Repair Shop. MORE: The Repair Shop's Will Kirk delights fans with exciting news on BBC show. Steven Fletcher is a reality tv personality. However, he must be earning some amount from the show as well as his shop. Suzie said: I felt like I’d been hit by a sledgehammer when I discovered Paul Yates had written his name and the date beneath the saddle.