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Northern Star 2019, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe, Lancashire

I feel very honoured to have been asked to exhibit my Shaker inspired bentwood trays, baskets, bowls and boxes at this year’s Northern Star at the prestigious Platform Gallery, in the charming market town of Clitheroe, in the Ribble Valley,

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Summer Show, Just Makers, RHS Harlow Carr Gardens

My work features again at the Just Makers Gallery, RHS Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate. The show runs from 31/07/2019 to 08/09/2019.

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Another new product, and getting ready for the British Craft Trade Fair, 7-9 April 2019

The design, in marquetry, is the Shaker Tree Of Life. The background veneer is ripple sycamore, the tree trunk is figured walnut, and the greens and red are dyed magnolia. The basket side and swing handle are in North American

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New product

A new version of my swing handle basket…… it now has the option of a shallow drop-in tray. Available in the usual timbers I work with, European oak, North American cherry, and black walnut.

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Shaping, boiling, bending, tacking, a cherry swing handle basket in progress

 

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Work on display at New Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester

At the British Craft Trade Fair in April 2018 I was approached by the craft gallery manager, Tracey Burgoyne, of the New Brewery Arts Centre, to see if I wanted my work on display there. I travelled there yesterday, 220/10/2018,

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Exhibiting at Just Makers wood show, RHS Harlow Carr Gardens, 11/09/2018 to 14/10/2018

Delivered today for Just Makers autumn wood show, in the Bath House at RHS Harlow Carr Gardens.   

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More work for Dansel Gallery, Dorset

Dansel Gallery in Dorset specialises in retailing high quality wooden objects and furniture. I have exhibited there since 2016, and periodically send them, on request, items to top up items of mine that have sold, such as these fruitboats.

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Gallery Ten, Edinburgh, Woodwork exhibition, 28/07/2018 to 01/09/2018

I felt honoured to be asked to contribute to this exhibition at Gallery Ten. I have work in a number of Scottish galleries now. There are some well established and very talented woodworking artists in the Wood Show. The other

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British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate, April 2017

  My first craft show, lots of good contacts made, and some sales too, so my work is now in more galleries around the United Kingdom.   

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