The Japanese WASARA tableware. Made from a combination of reed, bamboo and bagasse (sugercane waste product), it feels soft and velvety, it holds your food / liquid for one-time-use… and it is completely compost-able afterwards.
Dragonfly yarn bowl with a water lily and three lily pads. The yarn feed can be seen on the left of the Dragonfly. There is sharpening up still to do on this with brush and water. This bowl will be glazed in greens speckled.
A sunken design and rustic flagstone walls ensure that gravel doesnt spill into the adjoining gardens and lawn. The smallish gravel mimics the various colors seen in the stacked stones and the fireplace to generate a pleasingly cohesive composition.
Heres a moc I built back in June, put it into a box to be sent to the Christchurch brickshow (where someone took this photo) and the box hasn't made it back to my place yet so this is the only photo I have of it. Not really in any rush to get it back (I've survived just fine with out it for the last 5 months) so not really sure when I'll take nice pics with clean background but for now here you go! This post may be updated later. Enjoy! David
The living Earth (except a few times when I pin dead stuff) --- Sinosauropteryx: The first genus of dinosaur outside of Avialae (birds and their immediate relatives) to be found with evidence of feathers. Which can be seen clearly in this gorgeous fossil.