neil cummings

homemade

Hacked Chair
30 Oct 2021

I bough a cheap classic 'Andalusian' wooden chair. They're super-popular all over Spain. Unfortunately the straight legs and back made the chair very uncomfortable, almost…


recycled vase
21 Dec 2021

I assembled a vase for my daughter and family for Christmas. It's made from a glass light bulb diffuser and cardboard from home delivery packaging. The bulb in my…


Bench
16 Feb 2021

I'm slowly learning to live with less and experimenting with how to consume fewer resources. As part of these processes I'm making some of the things I might need or want. I recently made a bench.


table
14 May 2019

So, I'm slowly learning to live with less, and experimenting with how to consume fewer resources. As part of these processes I'm making some of the things I might need or want, not in any dogmatic 'alt-right preppers' kind of way - I'm not about to be refining ore and forging weapons.…


TransActing currency
06 Jun 2018

I visited Bank Job Pictures in a former Co-Op Bank in Walthamstow, and bought some DIY currency to animate community initiatives and cancel one million pounds of local debt.

 

Exchanging currencies at the radical @…


Chair
03 Nov 2019

First prototype of a possible chair. It's inspired by Enzo Mari's ideas of being able to make domestic necessities, using stock timber, simple hand tools and everyday skills. There's an echo of Utility furniture from…


Display Cases
27 Feb 1997

During the 1990's I was very interested in the idea of collection for making sense of the world,  and to be honest I'm still interested, take a look at #ObjectOfTheWeek on…


table
16 Apr 2017

I wanted to make a table. To see if I could make a table, using standard dimensioned wood bought from a local supplier, simple hand tools and my amateur carpentry skills.


Cloud
01 Nov 2016

Cloud, cast plaster, London c1986 #FromTheCollection #ObjectOfTheWeek


table
16 Aug 2016

This summer, inspired by Enzo Mari autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I repurposed an old, broken barn-door I found, and guided by his plans and cutting log made a table for the garden.