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Student’s embrace waste to make flat pack seat

With sheets of scrap plywood donated by a local builder to Onslow College’s workshop teacher Katy Cottrell, students have been encouraged to create sustainable furniture as part of their NCEA L3. ‘We’re very grateful to the builder for providing these large off cuts’ says teacher Katy. ‘What’s great is it saves the school money, it […]

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Old meets new. Handcrafted meets mass produced.

Sitting in juxtaposition. A table, reformed from the waste material from dismantled school desks and coupled with stools incorporating strips of modern builders melamine. Behind stands a modern mass produced plastic and steel seat and table. The foremost handcrafted items hark back to the times of William Morris, and stand boldly declaring ‘We are not […]