When we were approached to give the new product a road test in the workshop we connected with what they were trying to achieve. Part of a more sustainable future has got to be about making products that are in use for longer and we therefore felt an immediate meeting of minds.Read More
Here at Tinkebu we are proud to have been selected as a finalist in the Circular Economy category at the Cornwall Business Awards 2019. As a business we are committed to sustainability and it is nice for this to be recognised. But the question most people have been asking is what’s ‘Circular Economy?’Read More
We are excited to be appearing in a new book, Make: Cornwall, about 25 contemporary craftspeople in the South West. We’ve had a peek and it’s top notch.Read More
“Since working with Tinkebu, our workshop team have introduced a designated collection of solid FSC rated oak and ash offcuts that, in turn, get made into handcrafted, contemporary toys. It’s a brilliant way for us to recycle our wood. It’s also incredibly rewarding to support another local craftsman and watch creative, innovative designs come to life”. – Tom RaffieldRead More
Tinkebu featured in the March 2019 issue of Reclaim magazine. “Providing an ethical alternative to plastic toys, Jaime Tinker handcrafts toys from reclaimed wood that are made to become family keepsakes“Read More
Primarily a toy needs to be fun, it also helps to be tactile; wooden toys can provide both as well as bring the eco-credentials. Rather than batteries and gadgetry, wooden toys also encourage children to use their imaginations.Read More
Simple, tactile toys ready for adventures.
Handmade in Cornwall, brought to life in imaginations.Read More
Tinkebu have partnered up with The Dartmoor Shepherd. Run by Lewis and Flora, The Dartmoor Shepherd is on a mission to revive the ancient, native breeds of Dartmoor. They are the only Shepherds in the world to farm all three of Dartmoor’s native longwool sheep.Read More
Tinkebu is committed to sustainability - making our toys as environmentally friendly as we can, recycling packaging and managing things like our energy consumption. But another element that was important to us when starting the business was to give something back to the environment.Read More
Looking for that unique toy for the perfect gift? Tinkebu is here to help.
All our products began life as gifts for own friends and family. This means they have been designed to entertain, are made deliberately unique and built to last.Read More