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Contemporary is not a genre

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Derek Jones

30 May 2013

Throughout my tenure at F&C we have looked at alternative materials to timber and explored different working methods in an attempt to broaden our palate and gain an appreciation for crafts aligned with our own. I think it was Orson Wells who alluded to the notion that although we might not all wish  ...

Thursday 16 May 2013

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Derek Jones

16 May 2013

Thursday already and the countdown to the weekend has started. At least it has in my head. I took a trip up to Manchester on Tuesday to attend the private view of the Makers exhibition at the Cube Gallery in Portland Street where the Northern Contemporary Furniture Makers have taken over the entire  ...

3D Modelling - Who needs SketchUp

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Derek Jones

3 May 2013

Finally it looks like we’re going to get some decent weather over the weekend with the possibility of it lasting into the bank holiday. The list of jobs has been stacking up and I’m looking forward to spending some time out in the workshop with the doors open, ankle deep in shavings with the radio o ...

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