Archive for February, 2014

Scofflaw

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The name ‘Scofflaw’ was given to people who broke the prohibition laws back when it was illegal to drink alcohol. Recently for us and my current client, it’s the name of the bar were building. Site is in Lower Clapton and we’ve got loads of interesting and exciting textures, finishes and designs to showcase on this project.

The running theme is degraded posh mansion meets opium den slash Alcatraz. A mouthful and a challenge.

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Grow Cnc

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I’ve been wanting to get more an
involved in cnc-ing, and what cnc machines can provide for the future of my business practice and processes and saw this article in wired magazine.20140205-150924.jpg

michael warren design has developed this portable cnc machine. And it’s green, comes in a flight case, on the surface looks pretty well made and looks quick to set up. Here it is in action….

Coat hooks

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Make a few of these recently. The hooks are made from 20x6mm flat bar bent in a vice. Shaped and softened the ends to stop wear on clothes and then fixed to a slightly gnarled piece of oak with raised and countersunk, slotted wood screws. Inspired by old school gym locker room hooks.

Here are some others using painted truck rope hooks

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Latest lamp

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Picking up on the current Edison bulb trend, I made this today incorporating one of the larger globe bulbs. The base is an axle stand. I like the green, however I’m gonna have this sand blasted and will clear coat.