Handsome & Co.

Japanese Woodworking Tools – Where To Buy

So you’re thinking of trialing your hand at Japanese joinery and need to acquire some relevant and suitable tools. The key is to tread softly, softly, at the early onset of your new hobby; as the artisanal quality of Japanese tools can be very tempting...

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Introduction to Furniture Making

What a fabulous weekend had by all. Our September Introduction to Furniture Making saw 12 budding woodworkers take home a beautiful bread board, made by the students from scratch. This short course is jammed packed with information and is a fantastic way to learn the...

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Rhys Jones

Rhys studied wood/furniture at the ANU School of Art, completing his honours year in 2011. It was there, in the furniture/wood workshop, that he began to explore and refine the theory and practice of fine furniture making under the guide Rodney Hayward (Head of Workshop). “Design...

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Liam Thomas – We Eat The Sun

“The life so short, the craft so long to learn” Geoffrey Chaucer Liam’s expertise spans across two main areas of the furniture making industry, the first is as a designer / maker in which he creates furniture and objects under his own brand ‘We Eat The...

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Grow Your Own Chair

If taking a rough sawn plank of timber, breaking it down into parts, only to then reassemble into a new configuration, now with the addition well-thought-out joins, bends and curves to offer function and ergonomics… seems like a lot of work. Well, the good news...

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‘Green gold’ – Huon Pine Facts

The Huon pine Lagarostrobos franklinii is a conifer and is endemic to Tasmania. It is the only member of the genus Lagarostrobos. Related species from the family Podocarpaceae, originating from the ancient supercontinent Gondwana, are found in Chile, Malaysia and New Zealand. The Huon pine is...

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