Our Process

Our guide to LED light bulbs

Our guide to LED light bulbs

It used to be a straightforward decision - buying light bulbs! We have put together this guide on what it all means, why we have chosen LED bulbs to compliment our handmade lights and a practical guide to buying this type of bulb.

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Locally sourced Oak

Locally sourced Oak

So, one air dried board at a time, we take this precious tree and carefully cut, plane, steam, shape and sand the pieces into products that are worthy of a place in your home. 

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More about our packaging

More about our packaging

Reduce, re-used and recycle. We all know what we should be doing but how easy it is to actually put into practice day to day. Being conscious of the environment is one of our key goals and so we have decided to share the details of the packaging for our products, so you know what to expect. The parcel boxes seem a sensible place to start. We used to buy standard size boxes which almost always require some form of extra internal packaging to fill the spaces. We are slowly transitioning to custom size boxes which reduces the need for that extra packaging...

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Dutch Elm disease & Ash dieback

Dutch Elm disease & Ash dieback

With us selling both Elm and Ash products we thought it would be useful to answer some common questions. What is Dutch elm disease and is it still a problem in the UK? And how does Ash dieback affect the current population of trees?

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What is Steam Bending?

What is Steam Bending?

You might be wondering why we slog away bending pieces of wood outside on a cold, rainy day when we could easily just cut them out in a nice warm workshop. As with most things, there is a little more to it than that... I was definitely drawn to the ideas of implementing an age old process to create clean, modern furniture and fittings. But it's not just the age of the process which is fascinating.

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