Bicycle Ambulance by Dan Hearn is another DIY kit and focuses on people that live in the countryside, far from medical help. The kit is for building an eco-friendly pedal-power transport that uses local materials and provides a quick transport option for transferring the ill to hospitals.
Kerfing is a technique consisting on making controlled and precise triangular cuts into wood for easy bending. Designer Russell Knight used the technique for his elegant KRF Series, which is made from sustainable American Ash and Walnut filling.
In order to find out how products could be made (more) locally, designer Harry Trimble re-designed a cheese grater made from a local rivers’ clay and driftwood. He also commissioned a local plumber to design a potato masher from his own copper pipes.