Early Plastic boat experiments (sketchbook pages)

On these pages (the middle pages dated January 11) you can see the plastic kayak idea moving from initial idea and through first tests. It also records the loss of one of my planned mentors and meeting with boat builder Glyn. In the drawings you can see how the influence of seafaring myths and pilgrimage … Continue reading Early Plastic boat experiments (sketchbook pages)

On naming (sketchbook pages)

As this project has been focussed on building a body of work rather than public facing outputs... there's stuff in my scketchbook (evidence of the work done in thought and prep) that had never made it to the blog. In order to make a record of some of that stuff I will be uploading highlights … Continue reading On naming (sketchbook pages)

Mentors: Stephen Deeming

I worked with Stephen Deeming of Cadence woodwork for two days in his woodcraft studio, as well as a few pre-meetings and discussions. Steve's an experienced woodworker who was able to help me learn technique as well as offer his knowledge as we poured over plans and reference images of Greenland paddles so that we … Continue reading Mentors: Stephen Deeming