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OUR STORY

Copper Frog Designs was born in April 2016, a month before this picture was taken.

With an inherited passion for making things and a fascination for how things are made, I trained as an Aerospace Engineer in the mid 1980's.

I spent almost 38 years in Engineering roles across a few different sectors; the lion's share in Aerospace.

From Apprentice to Managing Director I carved out a career which was planned to see me through to retirement..

 

But the 'side hustle' that really only started as a way to pass time during a spell working away from home, quickly grew and had other ideas.

Originally I was just making gifts for friends and family. 

Then, to my complete surprise, I was asked to make similar items for actual, paying customers - a concept that I still find hard to understand today - people want to pay money for something that I've made..

The addition of laser cutting and etching technology has added a new and efficient production method for Copper Frog Designs. 

In 2021, this middle aged man, earning a decent, regular salary, in the middle of a global pandemic decided to exchange the rat race and pursue a dream.

 

I followed my heart and we will see where it takes me.

Martin Kearvell

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