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Archive of posts published in the category: Crafts

How to carve Furniture , Segmented Turnings by Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly

Although Gene Kelly “never left doing woodworking” after his introduction to it in junior high woodworking classes, “I just never allowed myself to do it as a full-time profession” – until a few years ago. Gene, who spent some time working as a…


Woodworking Tools – Introduce Awls, Scribers, and Marking Knives

In this episode of the Woodworking Tools for Measuring and Marking Video Series, Ernie Conover introduces you to awls, scribers and marking knives. Ernie shows you how to choose and use these tools for accurate layout marking on your woodworking projects.


Dutch Design Collective Droog Launched At the Milan Furniture Fair in 1993

  Let’s get to know the Dutch design. Going Dutch When the Dutch design collective Droog launched at the Milan Furniture Fair in 1993, critics were instantly excited by its brand of witty tongue-in-cheek furniture and defined a generation of practice in the…


Show the special exhibition at the Gordon Russell Design Museum

The special exhibition of furniture making, designing and wood machining takes place from Friday 22 July – Friday 12 August 2016 with a special preview evening from 6pm-8pm on Friday 22 July. Work by Royal Leamington College Furniture Crafts students is to be…


An interview with Erica Wakerly – MidCentury

In 2006 she established her design label of the same name and her work is now distributed internationally, having won numerous British design awards. As part of London Craft Week, Erica will be taking part in a panel event at the Geffrye Museum…


UAE’s Idean Crafts Royal & Indian Start-ups

UAE-based Idein Ventures, part of RAK Sovereign Holding, is planning to widen its presence in the country’s start-up landscape in coming months. In fact, RAK is an investment holding company belonging to Ras al-Khaimah’s royal family. The announcement signals a good news for…


Kindel Furniture Company Finds Growth In Grand Rapids

Celebrating 115 years of hand-crafted excellence, high-end furniture company Kindel was celebrating the exact principles that founder Charles Kindel began with for the company in 1901 – “an enduring heritage of craftsmanship, scholarship, and authenticity.” Under the ownership of the Fisher family, who…


For Pageant To Display Crafts At Show Ready

South Africa

Currently, Bloem Show is inviting interested parties to submit their creative crafts, art and baking entries to Bloem Show’s creative craft section. And the annual Bloem Show will be hosted from 27 April to 7 May in Bloemfontein. Bloem Show’s creative crafts section…


Show You The Mathematics Of Tiles

Mathematics Of Tiles

Maths may not be synonymous with the Arts and Crafts movement, however an upcoming touring exhibition of potter William De Morgan’s ceramics, Sublime Symmetry, is set to explore the intrinsic relationship between tiles and geometry, writes Olivia Jones. De Morgan, a pre-eminent ceramicist…


IDF Oman Design Will Be Held From 15 – 17 February, 2016

Furniture Expo

The third IDF Oman – Interior Design, Décor and Furniture Exhibition will be held from 15 – 17 February, 2016. And taking place at the Oman International Exhibition Centre in Seeb,which is organized by Al Nimr Expo and under the patronage of the…