Author Archives: markripley

Teachingламинэктомия-в-израиле/ As of last week I have agreed at accept a permanent post teaching in Lyme Regis at the Boat Building Academy. This will be from January 2nd and apart from 3 weeks in December when I can catch up on some outstanding commissions runs on from my current course. I will be adding additional posts … Read More


enter I am currently teaching the 12 week Wood Working Skills course at the Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis. The course runs until December 7. Details can be seen at the BBA website (see the link on my About Mark page). It is a great opportunity to share skills and experience with 8 people who …

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I am taking part in the following exhibitions in 2017, please check websites for details.   June 10-11 Whiteknights Studio Trail Reading   27 June 30 July Whitchurch Silk Mill   5-24 September Petersfield Museum   8-9 September Salisbury Contemporary Craft   28-29 October Farnham Festival of Craft   10-12 …

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Thinking out loud

  Beautiful functional objects that don’t need to be replaced create a sense of connection and history in the people who live with them. The English vernacular furniture that is my inspiration evolved over several centuries and my interpretation of it continues to be distilled with time. In a world seemingly wedded to built in …

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