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Interview - Gavin Robertson
As a furniture maker who is constantly creating new designs and working with new techniques, Gavin Robertson particularly enjoys this side of the creative process, an aspect of the business that comes about through engagement with clients, and this is perhaps the reason that the work is so varied every day. When a client seeks a piece of furniture that is not mass produced, Gavin feels his job is to work within the brief each project presents. His work is by its very nature ‘client-driven’ as he is creating pieces that are personal and speci...
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Local wood local maker - Tom Cooper
I told them all about The Local Woods for Local Makers Project, and how Dutch elm diseased trees from The Meadows in Edinburgh were being given a new life in the form of beautiful hand crafted furniture. They were immediately enthused about the idea, and were very keen to have the lectern produced using timber from these magnificent trees.
I set too preparing a series of design sketches to present to the College of Surgeon’s office bearers, which were then discussed and deliberated over, which for me was an interesting experience of ...Read Article About membership
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