Craft Episodes

Feb. 1, 2021

Willow Coffins - Weaving life into death - Caz Ingall - BS041

This episode I'm talking with Caz Ingall, who is a willow coffin weaver. We talk, not just of the process of weaving a vessel to …

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Jan. 18, 2021

How to grow chairs on trees - Full Grown - Alice & Gavin Munro

We at Full Grown are developing an elegant, bio-facturing process that emits oxygen, absorbs CO2 and whose byproducts sustain the…

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Nov. 23, 2020

Earth Building a trainee's perspective - Kit Jones & Anna Castilla Vi…

Earth Building is a tricky industry to get into. We wanted to find out about the training available to those wanting to get into …

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Nov. 23, 2020

Earth Building a trainee's perspective - Miki Z & Jamie Ingle

Earth Building is a tricky industry to get into. We wanted to find out about the training available to those wanting to get into …

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Sept. 20, 2020

Orchard Barn Reinstatement - Sarah Partridge - BS30

Orchard Barn is a community project in Suffolk to restore and reinstate a beautiful barn, and now the reinstatement of our 1580 S…

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Aug. 24, 2020

Clay plastering in Japan Pt1 - Emily Reynolds - BS27

Emily Reynolds is apprenticing as a clay plasterer in Japan. We have a big old geek out at the techniques, methods and recipes u…

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Aug. 24, 2020

Clay plastering in Japan Pt2 - Emily Reynolds

Emily Reynolds is apprenticing as a clay plasterer in Japan. We have a big old geek out at the techniques, methods and recipes u…

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June 30, 2020

New Wood Culture - Barn the Spoon

The second of our 'Barn the Spoon' double bill. In this episode Barn talks about 'New Wood Culture' - A holistic approach to work…

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June 21, 2020

Becoming a full time Spoon Carver - Barn the Spoon

The journey from living in the woods, to making his living from carving wooden spoons.

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Nov. 25, 2019

Building a tiny house - Flo Hamer

Flo Hamer lives in a tiny house, it measures 4.8m x 2.4m - It contains everything she needs - kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and loun…

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Oct. 25, 2019

Roundwood Timber Framing - Adrian Leaman

Adrian Leaman from wholewoods.co.uk talks to us about his journey into the world of roundwood timber framing and green woodworkin…

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Sept. 12, 2019

Earth Ovens, Philosophies and Stories - Kiko Denzer

In this month's Building Sustainability podcast we talk with Kiko Denzer. Kiko is perhaps best known as the author of ' Build You…

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May 8, 2019

The hidden benefits of craft - Dave Cockroft

In this episode of Building Sustainability I talk with Dave ‘The Bodger’ Cockroft about the hidden benefits of craft. We talk spe…

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