We are incredibly proud to announce that last week we were announced the winner of the Blue Patch ‘New Business’ award. We’ve been finalists in a number of locally based awards but to date have always been runner-up (to other very worthy winners). This was our first time collecting the trophy and it was in a national competition!Read More
Yes, it’s too early to mention Christmas, but we had to share our thoughts following lots of recent news stories and requests to comment on the fact that many retailers are predicting more sustainable wooden toys at the top of their bestseller lists this year.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
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