Monthly Archives: March 2012

All hail the mighty….

It is very sincerely we beg your forbearance today for an attack of hyperbole that we hope won’t come around too often…. several things have concatenated today in a rare and satisfying constellation… 1) We have completed a project that … Continue reading

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Ageing (dis)gracefully… The value of patina.

I’ve never really known what that phrase meant – ‘ageing gracefully’. I think I always thought that age conferred a kind of freedom from social constraints – allowed you to speak the truth more directly maybe, and cut through to … Continue reading

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All knotted up.

This is a big day for Leatherboy – he’s grown up a bit, and like anyone things change. I have really enjoyed pushing this design along one turn of the wheel and though the difference is not immediately obvious, I … Continue reading

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A bit brassy?… You decide.

So you thought Brass was the material of our grandparents hey? well by and large it was, hoisted to a central position in churches and family homes by a sneaking resemblance to Gold. That reference to brassy being cheap or … Continue reading

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Get a handle on it!

It is only every so often that someone walks in to the workshop who has a truly strong sense of the visual – what they know and what they like. Some time back, just such a client walked through the … Continue reading

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“…man no longer works at what cannot be abbreviated.”

‘He speaks of the perfect things in nature, flawless pearls, full-bodied, matured wines, truly developed creatures, and calls them “the precious product of a long chain of causes similar to one another.”‘┬áThe accumulation of such causes has its temporal limit … Continue reading

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The voices in things.

Developing the theme of retaining and re-using the bits and pieces of our not too distant history, Spacecraft and The Gentleman Furniture Maker have developed this curious articulating item of record. It is a series of images that depict historic … Continue reading

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