We are lucky to get some very nice feedback from our clients.

I had a great day with Colin making a bowl out of ash. He explained everything very well, has all the tools and gear that you could possibly need and he is a fine instructor. I would certainly go again to top up my knowledge.

Tim – Maidenhead (Berks)

Many, many thanks for your time on Friday, which I found to be a really enjoyable day. Importantly, it has given me the confidence to get out on the lathe this weekend and produce something for the first time since inheriting the lathe five years ago.

Andrew – Clanfield (Hants)

What absolutely brilliant service, thank you so much. Stephen is delighted with the spurtle and has already commented on the beautiful workmanship. He thinks he’s the only person in East London with one, so everybody will want one now!

Tina – Richmond (Yorkshire)

Very many thanks Colin for a very enjoyable day with you wood-turning. Your quiet patience with my efforts were really appreciated. My bowl has now been sealed and is sitting as a conversation piece pending its next role : Fruit, porridge, Shreddies who knows!

Alec – Essex

Thanks for a great day, John and I enjoyed it immensely. Rediscovering the skills last used 50 years ago and ending up with a bowl to treasure.

Highly recommended and hope to catch up with you at your next trade fair.

George – Surrey

Just wanted to say thank you so much for a wonderful day yesterday! You are a brilliant and patient teacher, a true ‘enabler’! Thrilled with my two achievements! Dave, my husband, couldn’t believe his eyes! I had to “‘fess up” and tell him about all the help you gave me, but nonetheless, I was amazed at what I was able to achieve, albeit with guidance and help!


Thank you so much for letting me know - that the lettering is done and the chair back in the church. I'm sure the people there are very grateful that you got it done so quickly and it will not be missing for any Sundays. I'm very grateful for this too.
I visited Rudgwick Church as planned on Monday and am really pleased with the new lettering on the Chair. Thank you so much.
I am very grateful to you for getting the chair back so promptly and for adhering so exactly to the schedule we agreed.

West Sussex

Thank you so much for coming to Headley Society on Thursday to give your talk. It was great. What a talent you have and you so obviously love it which is even better. Your work is so beautiful to look at but tactile as well.

Headley Society
Headley Society - Hampshire

Just wanted to thank you your guidance and patience on our wood turning course today. I found it practical, educational and a really enjoyable way to spend the day. You've a great teaching style and a focus on the end results that really shows what can be achieved with some expert tuition and a little practice. Being completely new to wood turning it was much more than I was expecting to achieve in a short space of time.


Just a note to thank you for an excellent day's tuition with woodturning. Thoroughly enjoyed the day and tempted to get some kit.


Thank you so much for a really enjoyable and informative day yesterday. It has really got me inspired to do more and my bowl received good reviews from Clare and others. I even received an order for twenty of them!


Thanks Colin, We all enjoyed your visit yesterday. It was good to have something that was interesting for the men. Your work is wonderful.

Liphook U3A (Antique & Collectibles) Talk

The candle holder arrived this morning. Beautifully wrapped, thank you.


Many thanks. The piece is magnificent. It fits the space perfectly and we are taking our time to optimise the use of the various spaces. We are so very pleased with the cloakroom furniture, it has revolutionised our storing of boots, etc.

Christian & Kate

Cheval Mirror - the pictures show exactly the details I was hoping for so I’m very pleased with what you have shown me.

East Sussex

I've received the spurtle in the post today and it's lovely, so thanks so much for sending it.


I have just received the pencil pots. Thank you, they are beautifully crafted and I know that they will be a lovely present for my two new grandchildren.  I am sure that they will be treasured and used for many, many years.