Journal

We’re moving!

Yep, after just under a year in our current workshop we’re now moving to a bigger space, all be it in the same building! Over the past 2 weeks we’ve been working away to fit out the new unit building internal walls, an office, a sub-let workshop and of course a kitchen! Thanks to all [...]

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We’re hiring!

This is really exciting for us, and will be great for you too. It means that while we’re busy teaching people and making things we’ll still be able to deal with all the enquiries we get every day rather than becoming snowed under. So, if you fancy working with us, or know someone who might [...]

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4 days with Pegoretti

Almost exactly 1 year ago I had an opportunity that was too good to miss. 17 participants were selected from all over the world to take part in the Dario Pegoretti “Tornemo indrio (Back to the roots)” workshop organised by Onirica Lab at Interzona in Verona, Italy. Thanks to the magic of twitter and my [...]

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Understanding vs Mimicry, and the value of real teaching.

I don’t know about you but I never look at my primary school exercise books anymore, nor have I kept that papier-mâché fortress that I made in my year 9 history lessons. I haven’t used that FEA justified lifting mechanism design I made and I haven’t needed those thermofluid dynamic formulae I derived in my final year of university. Teaching [...]

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Balance Bike Course Details!

Teaching a child to ride a bike is a really special experience, one that you’ll both remember forever. Now imagine how special it would be if you had made that bike… well now you can. We’re really excited to launch our Balance Bike Frame Building Courses, starting this July. Over the past few months we’ve been [...]

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