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Category Archives: Cut & Dried
Richard Jones has lived his life with a simple sense of practicality – he has learned what works, what doesn’t and what must be done to get food on the table, while also allowing for trial and error to explore work … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Cut & Dried” by Richard Jones. The word grain brings to mind several characteristics of wood. It is an indistinct word requiring context. If someone says, “That wood is beautiful,” what do they mean? They might be referring to the … Continue reading
Many of you have been asking about some of our newer titles, with specific questions about content and wondering if these books are right for you. So we have assembled pdf excerpts for each of these books, which you are … Continue reading
I finally “met” Richard Jones. Richard and I have been emailing each other, at times daily, since we began turning his opus on timber technology into book form 11 months ago. Richard lives in Leeds, a city in West Yorkshire, … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Cut & Dried” by Richard Jones. A tree’s form, looked at as if it was an engineered structure, consists of a column and cantilevered beams. The trunk is a column and the branches represent beams. The wood forming the structure … Continue reading
Our chore coats have arrived from the factory (except for nine medium-sized coats). John is packaging them up personally and they will ship out next week. Just in time for summer! They look fantastic and are extremely well-made. I think … Continue reading
During the last few months we have released a lot of material, including two books, a chore coat and the return of five T-shirt designs. We never intended all these new products to come out at once (with more in … Continue reading