A Homemade Life
Welcome to Homemade Life.

To take full advantage of everything offered by our forum, please log in if you are already a member or join our community if not ....

Chilli-head
Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

None

Most users ever online was 62 on 10th April 2015, 8:24 am
Latest topics
» What are you harvesting today?
by FloBear Yesterday at 6:06 pm

» Seed Banks and reliable suppliers
by Chilli-head 19th November 2017, 9:05 pm

» No-dig gardening & weed control
by freebird 17th November 2017, 5:10 pm

» Homemade onion sets
by freebird 17th November 2017, 7:50 am

» Autumn sowing in the November Garden
by Chilli-head 8th November 2017, 12:10 pm

» What arts and craft things have you been making lately?
by FloBear 6th November 2017, 7:11 pm

» New arrivals
by FloBear 5th November 2017, 4:26 pm

» Wrapping up in the October garden
by freebird 30th October 2017, 12:41 pm

» Excellent publication
by Dandelion 18th October 2017, 5:07 pm

» What have I done in the workshop today?
by Chilli-head 15th October 2017, 8:46 pm

» Masaledar Sem (spicy green beans)
by freebird 15th October 2017, 8:08 pm

» Autumn planting vegetables
by freebird 7th October 2017, 12:58 pm

» Greek village bread
by Chilli-head 5th October 2017, 1:57 pm

» Passata machine
by Ploshkin 4th October 2017, 12:21 pm

» Bad press for woodburners
by freebird 29th September 2017, 7:20 pm

» Reflections on the seaon 2017
by freebird 28th September 2017, 9:35 pm

» The September garden
by FloBear 21st September 2017, 8:59 pm

» Wildlife cameras
by FloBear 9th September 2017, 11:53 am

» whats on the menu
by Dandelion 5th September 2017, 10:10 pm

» Insect hotel
by FloBear 31st August 2017, 10:07 pm

Statistics
We have 634 registered users
The newest registered user is mailedusentials

Our users have posted a total of 44873 messages in 2331 subjects
HML on FaceBook
RSS feeds



Donate to our Charity
The Homemade life supports Kiva - microloans for people in developing countries working to change their lives.  These loans are repaid to our KIVA account, so your donation is used many times to help different people - literally the gift that keeps on giving..

Handmade - BBC4

View previous topic View next topic Go down

default Handmade - BBC4

Post by Chilli-head on 2nd May 2015, 9:07 pm

This sounds like a series for us.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05ttnd7/broadcasts/upcoming

Three part series filmed without voiceover or music so the focus is entirely on the craft process.

A glass jug, steel blade and Windsor chair.

Not on Iplayer yet, but time to catch it on Beeb 4.

Enjoy.
avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2379
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by freebird on 3rd May 2015, 7:45 am

Thanks for that CH - I'll look out for it on the iPlayer.
avatar
freebird

Posts : 1560
Join date : 2011-10-19
Age : 61
Location : South East England

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by Dandelion on 3rd May 2015, 2:02 pm

I hope this isn't going off the subject, but we're completely new to iPlayer (our steam-driven computer is so old and slow that it's pointless watching any sort of moving picture on it!). Mr D bought a Hudl as a retirement present to himself, so we've been learning how to plug it in to the TV and find things we want to watch from iPlayer. But over the last week, particularly on Wednesday and Thursday evening it completely refused to play. The Hudl was working, the TVwas working, we just couldn't get iPlayer. Is this standard? Does it just crash sometimes?

................................................................................................................................
The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers and sisters.

-Martin Luther King, Jr.
avatar
Dandelion
Admin

Posts : 4533
Join date : 2010-01-17
Age : 61
Location : Ledbury, Herefordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by freebird on 3rd May 2015, 4:28 pm

I have a Hudl, but not a TV, so can't help you there. Have watched iPlayer on the Hudl though.
avatar
freebird

Posts : 1560
Join date : 2011-10-19
Age : 61
Location : South East England

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by TamaraNicole on 3rd May 2015, 6:11 pm

Ooh, i'll try and catch that, when is it on?
avatar
TamaraNicole

Posts : 99
Join date : 2014-04-23
Age : 33
Location : Switzerland

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by Chilli-head on 3rd May 2015, 7:41 pm

The times are in the weblink above.

9pm 4/5/15 then 1am 5/5/15 for glass and metal.
8pm 6/5/15 then 1am 7/5/15 for wood.

Can you get BBC 4 where you are Tamara ?
avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2379
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by TamaraNicole on 4th May 2015, 1:16 pm

Thanks CH. i can get BBC4, but not the most legit way..
avatar
TamaraNicole

Posts : 99
Join date : 2014-04-23
Age : 33
Location : Switzerland

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by Chilli-head on 5th May 2015, 11:20 am

Oh dear.

I've just watched the glass one.

The BBC page said:

"Three part series filmed without voiceover or music so the focus is entirely on the craft process."

If only ! OK, no voiceover or music, check. "focus is entirely on the craft process" ? 'Fraid not. When the glass was being cut from the stock bar, we can hear the scoring going on, but we are seeing static shot of a stack of glass rods on the shelf. The workpiece is in the furnace, meanwhile the assistant's head is between us and the work, and the camera man appears to be more interested in her tattoos and - bizzarely - the glassworker's trainers than the workpiece. Another programme that could have been great ruined by arty nit-wits behind the camera who aren't really interested in the craft at all. Terribly disappointed.
avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2379
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by Chilli-head on 8th May 2015, 10:22 am

Hah - Looks like Simon has had his own go behind the camera in the forge over at Wimpole. Forging a ram's head hook:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YumpkSlcgWU
avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2379
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by freebird on 8th May 2015, 9:35 pm

I watched the glass programme on the iPlayer. I did find the focussing on a single object (and not necessarily the relevant one) with everything else out of focus incredibly irritating.

Tbh, a bit of voice-over wouldn't have come amiss, as it would have explained some parts of the process that visuals alone could not.

It was ok ish, and I will watch the others if I remember.
avatar
freebird

Posts : 1560
Join date : 2011-10-19
Age : 61
Location : South East England

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by Chilli-head on 8th May 2015, 11:12 pm

I'm at the bodgers ball at the moment, and the chair maker has his tent a few yards away, ao it might be interesting to see how he found the process.

avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2379
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by Chilli-head on 12th May 2015, 7:57 pm

I did bump in to Jim Steele, the chairmaker, whilst tidying up. He was a bit bemused about the shots of his wife hanging the washing, but thought that the artiness helped to add interest for a wider range of people. Perhaps he has a point. I found the Wood episode least frustrating, probably because I know the methods already. His view was that if it were to attract anyone to make a chair, go on a course, etc, then it was a good thing. The filming took 5 days for the 30 minute programme, and about 4 different chairs !
avatar
Chilli-head
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2379
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Handmade - BBC4

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum