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Location

Tucked away in the North Cotswolds is the Stanway Estate. The Jacobean Manor House with its’ 18th century water gardens,mature tree collection and towering fountain is a little known gem of the English countryside. The house and gardens are open to the public during the summer see www.stanwayfountain.co.uk In the estate yard next to a […]

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Method

The differing shapes and timbers that I use makes for some interesting challenges when it comes to making strong reliable joints. As a trained furniture maker I have many techniques at my disposal and I use whatever works best, design and technique are free flowing, there are no rules. The bentwood furniture is made using […]

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Materials

The farms parkland and woodland that surround the workshop provide most of the materials for my work. I use reclaimed wood from gates and fences and dismantled barns and buildings. I coppice Hazel and pollard Willow for my bent wood chairs. Coppicing and pollarding has been practiced for centuries in Britain as a sustainable timber […]

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