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Artisanal Manufacturing

Letterpress

Letterpress is one of the oldest forms of print, in fact, Guttenberg’s press was a simple letterpress. There is a resurgence of these old artisanal processes by getting the old presses working again. South African […]

Artisanal Manufacturing

Manufacturing sector mapping

For there to be an economy, there needs to be a complete value chain, in the case of Artisanal Manufacturing it has its own value chain that is distinct from the other segments illustrated The […]

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Artisanal Economy

Artisan, an opinion from Wikipedia

An artisan (from French: artisan, Italian: artigiano) is a skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand that may be functional or strictly decorative, for example, furniture, decorative arts, sculptures, clothing, jewellery, food items, household items and tools or […]

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Artisanal Manufacturing

Bodging

Bodging is the traditional woodworking skilled craftsmen, using green (unseasoned) wood to make furniture and utilitarian wooden wares for the farm or country home. Tools used include the shave horse, spokeshave, Adze, Pole lathe, Draw Knife, turning tools. […]