Tag: A Makers Year

Building Furniture / Post - 2 weeks ago

Career Courier

Career Courier Aren’t couriers amazing! You buy stuff off the Internet and before you know it, a friendly face comes knocking at your door with a parcel full of things you definitely needed. It’s just so easy. And you don’t even have to tip them. You...

Building Furniture / Post - 3 weeks ago

Seeing the Woods and the Trees

Seeing the Woods and the Trees I’m not normally one of those people who will stop and listen to a charity salesperson. I know the charities I like to help, and I know where to find them. It might seem a bit rough on those earnest folk looking to rais...

Building Furniture / Post - 1 month ago

Wood: Dry, dryer, driest

Dry, dryer, driest We’ve noticed recently that wood that has been coming to Rowden, and to our own workshop, has had noticeably variable moisture content. This is most noticeable when it relates to native species and very small woodyards, though even...

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...