I have been very busy over the winter sourcing and buying new wood.
Read ‘Thinking in the third dimension’ on David Gough Photography “Ray’s boxes are the kind of intriguing gift that is a cross between those wooden puzzles you get as Christmas gifts and a 3D jig-saw”. “The really clever thing is how they are made”.
European Woodworking Show, September 2015 Here is Ray doing his thing at the European Woodworking Show in September 2015. It was bloomin’ cold in the marquee hence the unusual head gear” Video courtesy of Ben Crowe www.crimsonguitars.com View on YouTube
Ray Sylvester from Temima Crafts in this months Costco Connection Magazine. Ray will be at the Dome on the 20th & 21st July, come along and see Ray’s boxes in action. Read full article
‘Boxing clever pair make clever boxes’ Published in the Ilkeston Advertiser 9 July 2013 A crafty couple have truly carved out a niche in the market with their beautiful boxes, which they say are unique to the UK – and possibly the world. Read full article
Sally meets a man who is in his own words …… “bonkers about boxes”! Aired on Wednesday 3rd of July 2013 on BBC Radio Derby A crafty couple have truly carved out a niche in the market with their beautiful boxes, which they say are unique to the UK – and possibly the world. BBC
Every designer/maker enjoys feedback, particularly when it is as positive as this. Hi Ray Your Box is really amazing I am really happy with it I have a picture sent with this email with the box I have just bought and the Box I bought from you in 2009. They are really Amazing Boxes Totally
Ray appeared on this BBC2 programme in October 2012, although the shoot took place at the Jinny Ring Craft Centre near Bromsgrove in the August. There were 10 programmes in the series, each featuring 5 “competitors”. Ray appeared in number 5. He didn’t ‘win’ but did enjoy meeting the other competitors and seeing how a such a
In many ways the highlight of 2011 for Ray was winning the cup for the Best Product in the Marquee at The Royal Show, Newbury. Ray, who has never won any sort of trophy in his life, was delighted to win the cup because the name Temima Crafts is now inscribed on the same base