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Bronze and copper casting

Its been a long cold winter spent in Jon Rodney Jones’ metal workshop. JRJ is the kind of person who if you say can I do such and such, he will say yes. 189 more words

New Work

Salute 2017 part 1

It’s that time of the year again! Salute 2017 is now behind me, and I’m sitting at an AirBnb in Dublin – the city I’ll be spending the next three months in. 525 more words


IHBC NW visit to Longbottoms Cast Iron Works

Nine IHBC NW members enjoyed a fascinating visit to Longbottoms Cast Iron Works in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, on Wednesday 12th April, organised by Mark Watson. 779 more words

Smokestak enlightening

I love the idea of a smokehouse. It’s like a barbecue on steroids and, like barbecues, I’ve had some good and bad experiences. I’ve had some fabulous juicy and sticky ribs but also some… 668 more words


The Ober Manufacturing Company

In the 1870’s two brothers, John and George H. Ober, founded the Ober Manufacturing Company of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Although primarily a woodworking machinery manufacturer, the foundry eventually also produced a variety of cast iron household products including the Ober stands and sadirons that are so valued today. 320 more words

Sad Iron Stand

Typeface Design Inspiration

While at the RSA In London a few Weeks ago, i found myself talking to an ex-NTU Graduate. He said he now worked for a design agency in London and was interested in a typeface i had just recently created. 450 more words

Design And Stuff