Photos: Behind the scenes at Ocean Sole
Our last ‘Fida Finds’ post featured Ocean Sole, a Kenyan company that makes cool products out of washed-up flip-flops.
We had some great photos of their toys and sculptures, but now Ocean Sole has sent us some shots of the production process.
Scroll through to see what goes on in the organization’s workshop…
The raw material
Preparing flip-flops for use
Cutting and layering material
A product begins to take shape
Precise carving brings a small sculpture to life
A lathe brings detail to a small animal model
A wire skeleton holds this decorative piece together
Flip-flop soles are applied to a large-scale mold
The team poses with Twiga, a 15-foot giraffe
You can read the company’s story and browse its catalogue of products at ocean-sole.com.