"A bed unrecorded"

We have always taken great joy, and pride in documenting as much of the work that we do as possible. It serves not only as an aide-mémoire, but also is essential in showing prospective clients what we do. However every now and then, usually to do with a particularly fast turnaround time and busy schedule, good work gets forgotten, and lost amongst the myriad of jobs to do as small business. One such project was a bespoke Beech, and brass bed we worked on earlier this year. We never got round to really exhibiting the work on any of our platforms, and weren't able to take final photographs, so it wasn't really suitable for exhibition on the site.   The bed was to...

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"We are spinning"

This blog post represents a fairly major landmark for headandhaft. It is the result of a lot of investment, time spent, and learning into a new direction, and craft for us. This is story of our first piece of commercial metal spinning. We were approached by a longstanding client of ours, who was aware that we were now metal spinning to produce a small collection of 8 spun copper pendant shades. The lights were to be given a brushed finish, and were 250mm wide by 120mm high. If truth be told, this was just outside of what we were comfortably capable of, but we took the plunge, and decided there was no better way to learn than on the job. The images...

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