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Turning Scrap Car Parts into Funky Upcycled Furniture

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

This week we are finishing off the breakfast bar with some up-cycled car parts!  I’ll not pretend I knew I was going to use scrap car parts for this project – the idea occurred to me as I was dismantling this old Citroën BX car to harvest aluminium to make cnc castings with (see here for […]

Chainsaw Mill & Upcycled Component Store

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Time for a few updates. Lets start with the chainsaw mill build documentation, which we published as an instructable step-by-step guide. It is quite a comprehensive resource and has plenty of tips and tricks for using and maintaining the mill, as well as the build info. It’s not super ‘flowering elbow’ in style, as it […]

Elevenses at 12.30 with Alex

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

I asked one of a kind maker and Flowering Elbow member, the esteemed Dr Alex Mangold, for an interview. Alex has been helping us put together the workshop from the early days and has been working on his own project with us for some time.