Video 1 – Piano Strings, London Buses and the ‘Smart Strut’

By Tim Evans | Oct 1, 2019

This post is the first in a series of Jigsaw Structures video blogs. In this short video we describe the innovative engineering design features built into the lightweight Future Piano. The undisputed “star of the show” is our revolutionary lightweight strut with its remarkable load-bearing capabilities. Strength enough to deal

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Is it a bird, is it a plane…?

By Tim Evans | Sep 30, 2019

Is it a bird, is it a plane – no, it’s a lightweight grand piano! Chris and Tim have spent most of their careers underwriting the structural integrity of safety critical components, providing consultancy services to the likes of Airbus and Rolls-Royce. You might think that there is little or

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The Standing Grand – The future piano team seeks crowd funding

By Tim Evans | Sep 15, 2019

The Standing Grand will be light and compact enough to bring the fullness of a grand piano’s sound into modern spaces. With this crowd-fund money, the Future Piano team is aiming to significantly reduce the total piano weight by building a hybrid demonstrator, using a combination of traditional (metal and

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Connect-R – Jigsaw wins funding for robotics project

By Tim Evans | May 26, 2019

Jigsaw Structures is proud and excited to be part of the Connect-R project funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) through UK Research and Innovation. This cutting-edge combination of robotic and AI technologies has the potential to transform big industry. Connect-R proposes to develop an industrial-scale, self-building, autonomous, modular

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Jigsaw becomes a shareholder in Future Piano

By Tim Evans | Oct 25, 2018

Future Piano comprises Sarah Nicolls and Jigsaw Structures. Sarah, as a concert pianist with a global reputation, hopes to reinvigorate passion for the acoustic piano and through this redesign, to educate the world about what a piano can possibly be. Jigsaw specialises in innovative lightweight structural design and product integration.

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