STORE STORE MAKERS MANUAL #3 VEGETABLE LATHE

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29 April 2020
29 May 2020

STORE STORE have commissioned a one off special ‘Makers Manual’ by designer Theo Tan for London Craft Week 2020 Virtual Preview.

 

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This manual is an introduction to making and using a temporary lathe. The design of this machine is a reimagining of a medieval piece of technology – the pole lathe. In this manual the lathe will be constructed from items you can find around your kitchen and tools found in the cutlery draw. Rather than turning a piece of pine, oak or mahogany – you can turn carrots, parsnips and beetroots and the objects created could form part of a minia-ture table, a piece of a chess set or a beautiful baton to throw in a casserole.

 

About the designer:

Theo Tan is a London-based designer working in a range of materials from calico, leatherwork, precious metals and more. Much of his working process involves a deep understanding of existing craft skills to the point that he is able to misuse and re-appropriate old techniques.

 

Share you work:

To help evolve your new skills further, STORE Store are asking you to share your creations; they will then pick their favourite submissions and publish the results in a limited printed edition including all the manuals. Everyone who makes it into the book will receive a copy. To get involved tag us in social #makersmanual @storeprojects @coaldropsyard @_theotan or email STORE at [email protected]

 

Don’t forget to include pictures and a description of your piece in under 100 words.”

store store vegetable lathe
store store vegetable lathe

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