Author Archive | Robin Wood

commemorative benches and beech bowl blanks

Today I had a meeting at the Peak National Park talking about potential commemorative projects having recently built a bridge for them. The idea is that some people would like to have something beautiful and functional as a memorial…a sculptural bridge, gate or seat perhaps. Much of what is available is suburban in character and […]

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making porringers

Today I was making porringers that is small bowls with handles out of a 250 year old beech tree. Its very satisfying when I have a day where I go all the way from tree to finished bowls in one go. These bowls are copies of an Elizabethan one found in Sothwark not far from […]

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