Category Archives: Seating

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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Keep’em crossed fellas.

Reflecting on the last post, this piece struck me as quite related. Iain Munro asked me for a bench. Fed up with some old school furniture (not ‘old-school’) that had evolved from rickety to approaching public space lawsuit potential he … Continue reading

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It’s all in the branding.

Sometimes it’s about doing what you’re asked, and for quite some time my beloved partner has been asking me for a stool so she can sit at the kitchen bar top while I cook and she drinks wine. Any partner … Continue reading

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Look closely and you’ll see the fix

Leatherboy is a good comfortable chap. He is the result of Iain Munro’s need for decent stools for his brace of West Melbourne cafes. This simple design rests on the exposed bridle joint, and is added to with saddlery leather … Continue reading

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