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How to make a Sussex Trug

An appreciation of the skill involved in making a Sussex Trug, by Robin Tuppen of the Cuckmere Trug Co.

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The apparent simplicity of a trug is deceptive; although simple in terms of design, name and use, the construction of a traditional Sussex Trug requires much skill in order to transform the humble…

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Interview with Cuckmere Trug Company

Interview with Robin Tuppen; owner of Cuckmere Trug Company; makers of Thomas Smith trugs.

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A trug, like the word, is simplicity itself. Dating back to Anglo-Saxon times, when a ‘trog’, meaning a boat-shaped vessel, was used to measure and carry all manner of things, the modern day…

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Pickett: Old School Eccentric…

Interview with Trevor Pickett, CEO and owner of Pickett.

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Old school with a whimsical twist encapsulates the contemporary classic brand Pickett and its owner, Trevor Pickett. Trevor is a self-made force of design and retail, with an eye for detail and quality…

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