Some of our Creations

Bespoke Trout Bench

Commissioned as a surprise 80th birthday present for a fisherman grandfather, this bespoke oak bench features a brown trout and mayfly carving, and personal birthday message from the grandsons. Made entirely from oak, this bench is a variation on our Friendship Bench design and will sit happily in the great outdoors, be it next to […]

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Stag Storytelling Chair

First there was the Rabbit and then came the Owl… now we have the Stag! Designed to represent the school emblem of Belmont Community Primary School in Lincolnshire, this latest carved storytelling chair is one of our most dramatic chairs yet. Using a combination of carving and painting, the stag feels almost alive and looks quite […]

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Design your own furniture

Ever had an idea for a bespoke piece of furniture? Perhaps you would like to incorporate your school emblem or motto into a storytelling chair; perhaps you would like to commission a personalised bench in memory of a loved one; or maybe you’ve been dreaming about waking up in a unique bed of your very own […]

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Storytelling Chairs for ‘Friends of the Schools’

School PTAs and Friends of Schools groups regularly contact us to buy a storytelling chair or friendship bench for their school with money they have raised through fundraising efforts. A piece of storytelling furniture can be a beautiful gift to leave the school as a legacy and a great contribution to improving the outdoor learning […]

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Sunrise Bed

Our latest shiny happy sunrise bed! Built for a customer in Angus, Scotland, here’s a picture of the bed in its new home. “We have received and erected our new bed, love it to bits.” Brian The Sunrise Bed is a great illustration of how varied beds can be in their design and how effective […]

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Nightmare Before Christmas Bed

We actively encourage customers to come to us with their bespoke designs and whacky bed ideas, and every now and again we get a really unusual request …… If you’re familiar with Tim Burton films, then you’ll recognise immediately where the inspiration for this incredible bed comes from. A previous customer of ours called Sharron was […]

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Happy New Year, Happy New Bed, Happy New Workshop

Our new flame bed in our new workshop in the new year. Neat Hey!

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Disabled Access Compost Toilet for Walled Garden

We have just delivered and installed this compost toilet with disabled access for a community garden in Mid-Wales. The head gardener at the Ty Glyn Davis Trust Holiday Centre was looking for a waterless toilet to replace the ugly blue Portaloo that was at the entrance to their beautiful walled garden. The Trust provides fully accessible self-catering […]

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Storytelling chairs for school playground

Making storytelling chairs for schools is one of the most rewarding and creative aspects of our work. We all know how important children’s imaginations are for cognitive development. Children do not move, think or speak in a straight line, and neither does imagination nor creativity. So  our wonky, weird and wonderful storytelling furniture can only ignite children’s […]

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Guide to Using your Compost Toilet

We though it might be helpful to publish on-line our User’s Guide to Free Range Compost Toilets, which we send out to all new compost toilet clients. Getting Started For the composting process to work well, there are some key ingredients that should be added into the mix, but the exact ‘recipe’ you use will depend on what […]

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