Hugh Wedderburn London, England   In small shop in East London, woodcarving craftsman Hugh Wedderburn, builds objects from a different era.  The chair he was completing is a ten-year commission.  The patrons changed their mind a few times, so the chair has seen a few revisions.  The nearly finished piece contains a full carved narrative […]

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Globe Makers

In a world of GPS and online maps, why would anyone need an globe? Peter Bellerby, founder of Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, said his original idea was to make a globe for his father’s eightieth birthday. But he found that the art of globe making was replaced with cheap, generic models that in no way captured the feeling of global exploration.

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