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Innovation and precision craftsmanship - The 'Orbis' bar - Designed and made by Edward Johnson.

Orbis on show at Goldsmiths Center

18th May 2015

Exhibition - Inspired 2015 - 'Orbis' Bar After 4 months of developing and sculpting I have finished the latest addition to the Rippled Collection. Orbis is on show at the Goldsmiths Center in London, throughout an extended Clerkenwell Design Week. 19th - 23rd May. I hope you like it! More

Carver dining chair

Bespoke dining chair – Carver

14th May 2015

Commissioned as a set of 4 carvers and 8 high backs. Made in walnut with Oak detailing to compliment the other furniture in the room. Shown here without the upholstery so as to expose the architectural lines.

Bespoke coffee table

Design critique time

14th May 2015

Here is a sneak preview of a coffee table we are currently making. I've brought it up to the photo studio to critique the design. To intertwine the legs or not?... To have 3 swirls or just 2?.... Come back in a few weeks and see what the end result is.

After making 12 dining chairs all my spoke shaves need sharpening.

Tool Sharpening Time

14th May 2015

Every now and then our tools need a bit of TLC. Today, my spokeshaves need a good sharpen and general clean after 48 hand shaped chair legs. Oh and guess what, the next commission is an organic coffee table which requires them to be used again. ... More

Dining chair, spokeshaved, sanded and ready for oiling!

Website update soon

12th February 2015

We have been so busy planing and spokeshaving away that unfortunately we just haven't found the time to update the website with all the exciting projects we've been involved in over the past 2 years. Well eventually we are getting around to it and here is a snippet of some ... More

Teething problem with extraction

Teething problem with extraction

12th February 2015

We must remember to check the extraction more often! What a mess!

Pea Barn

New Workshop in Bosham, Nr. Chichester

21st June 2014

Well after some wait we have finally moved into a brilliant new workshop in Bosham, Nr. Chichester, West Sussex. Having been selected by West Sussex County Council for a match funded grant back in December 2013, I have been planning my dream workshop, sourcing some fantastic machinery and finding the perfect ... More

Chris Wallis at WorldSkillsLDN

Excellent Cabinet Maker Joins Team

21st June 2014

I'm delighted to have Chris Wallis join our small hard working team at our new workshop in Bosham, Nr Chichester. Having won the national Skillbuild UK cabinet making competition in 2009, Chris went onto work at the Edward Barnsley workshop before comfortably stepping into his new position with us in ... More

Cabinet Maker Position/Job/CV/Application

Cabinet Maker Position

10th April 2014

Cabinet Maker Position Edward Johnson requires an experienced cabinet maker to join his small team at his new workshop in West Sussex. The opportunity is primarily a bench based position making fine furniture both free standing and fitted, often curved and complex in design. Applicants will need excellent hand and machinery ... More

Wood Awards Winner Ripples

Wood Awards Winner

23rd November 2013

Edward wins The Wood Awards 2013, the UK’s premier award scheme celebrating excellence in design in wood. The Wood Awards is a flagship for wood in the best of British architecture, furniture and design. This year’s 30-strong shortlist whittled down from 318 British entrants, featured ... More