The Bowler Hatted Turner

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Woodturning lessons

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

I am a qualified adult educator and I now run woodturning courses in my workshop. The tuition encompasses all aspects of turning from beginners to the more experienced turner who wishes to learn different techniques. I also teach thread chasing which is the art of cutting a thread in wood whilst the wood is rotating, […]

Irish Woodturning Guild seminar

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

I was so excited to be attending the IWG seminar that I forgot to take any pictures. It was a fantastic weekend and I made loads of new friends. If you ever get the chance to go to Ireland and attend the seminar I can assure you that you will enjoy it. I did 3 […]

Latest news

Monday, January 30th, 2017

I am pleased to say that last year at the Annual General Meeting of the Register of Professional Turners, which is supported by the Worshipful Company of Turners of London, I became the third ever Chairman of the RPT. This is a great honour for me and now nearly one year on I am looking […]

AWGB Contemporary Woodturning Exhibition – Trowbridge Town Hall

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

This exhibition has finished but I will keep this video up for others to see.

Recent photographs of me in the workshop

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Three items that can be seen at the Contemporary woodturning exhibition at Trowbridge town hall until 10 Oct 2015

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Meet the Makers day

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Wiltshire crafts Lacock are holding their second “Meet the Makers”day at Manger Barn in the National Trust Village of Lacock in Wiltshire on 19th April. We will be open from 10am. to 5pm. Come and see the artists and craftsmen and women in action.

Recent work

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Three bowls. The top one is in Pao Amarillo and is in a series using Morse code as decoration. This is decorated with the Morse for “V” for victory, so is called the victory bowl. The one on the right is Sycamore decorated with a burnt design and coloured with a russet stain. The bottom […]

Wiltshire Crafts Lacock

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Wiltshire crafts Lacock You are invited to attend Meet the makers day 19th April 2014 at Manger Barn Lacock Come and visit the members of Wiltshire crafts Lacock and see them demonstrating their crafts live.