Paul Spooner has just finished 7 of these elephants. The elephant is either re-inventing the wheel, or practising the fifteenth letter of the alphabet. They are made from limewood with a leather sheath over stainless steel spring in the trunk. The box is a tropical hardwood salvaged from a hotel door frame. Dimensions H 130mm […]
Archives for August 2010
ROBOTS The marketing arm of P Spooner Stithians, noticing the upswerve in the sales of robots, has created its own Robonics Division. The ﬁrst models to be produced were in the ‘Space Men’ range, capable of seeking out female humans and subjecting them to a jolly exciting shaking.
An exhibition of work from Ron Fuller and Guy Richardson opens at Craftco in Southwold, Suffolk this Saturday. Ron says, “Mine is a special retrospective show one example of every toy I’ve ever made over the years (43 to be exact). It should be worth a visit to see some unusual creations and be of […]
Beastly time You know about Chronophage, the weird and wonderful clock/creature created by John Taylor that has adorned the corner of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, for the last couple of years, but you don’t know its younger brother yet. These monsters are multiplying.