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Building Furniture / Post - 1 month ago

Older, wiser…

Older, wiser… Jonathan had an interesting conversation at Rowden this week with two of our  students – one from South Korea and one from Scandinavia – about how different cultures view craftsmanship.  It ended up being a very philos...

Building Furniture / Post - 1 month ago

To Every Season…

To Every Season… There is no bad time of the year to have a go at turning. Every student at Rowden now makes an incredible (that is to say, incredibly complicated) tail vice and the metal vice handle requires a round cross section handle. The perfect...

Building Furniture / Post - 1 month ago

A poem about fire

A poem about fire… We talk about wood a lot here at Rowden but there is always more to learn. So,  just in case you thought you knew all there is to know, I give you The Firewood Poem. The Firewood Poem Beechwood fires are bright and clear If t...