Next month, I will be demonstrating at the Okehampton and Chagford shows (10th and 17th August respectively). My main focus this summer is family courses – especially as the one day pole lathe course is such a great family friendly activity (I am currently making child sized shaving horses for my own four and five year old children). So, if you’d like to learn a little more, why not get in touch? Or come and say “hello” at one of the shows.
Of course, all children will be expected to rub Milly (the dog’s) tummy and throw sticks (there are always plenty of sticks!).
Today I finished off (almost anyway) two very different stools. One in Yew and Ash to be used as a seat for playing the quitar and the other a footstool for a very beautiful farm house. The smaller of the two has a lovely patterned Oak top with Beech legs and Hawthorne stretchers. It is …
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Most of my time in the last few weeks has been dedicated to getting the workshop ready for courses later this summer. There is still a lot to do but Jack and I have finally finished the work bench. Made from recycled fire doors, old pallets and reclaimed wood the bench will provide a secure …
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