A ‘Little’ R&D job for The Big Coffee.com……………

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We’ve been asked, along with the sheet metalwork guru’s Lazenby Group, to adapt a ‘Piaggio Ape 50′ for Starbucks. The theme is to be similar to that of the old Mini Traveller dating back to the early 1960′s.

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Traditional steaming techniques were initially used to form oak laths on the exterior detailing. Unfortunately this proved to be very problematic due to the tight radius so thinner multiple strips were bonded together whilst forming the tight curves.

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