• TESTIMONIALS •
It has been a tremendous experience for me to make such a fine piece of woodwork (if that’s the right word) and I would say that, under your guidance, it is the best piece of work I have ever done and I’m sure it will be a family heirloom one day.
I really enjoyed the course and and I was impressed with the precision in your techniques – in the sense that you had analysed them and refined the process to avoid mistakes.
Many thanks for an interesting weekend of box making. I really enjoyed it and I’m looking forward to seeing the box completely finished.
It was great meeting you and spending time with a legend – I certainly left you with instilled confidence that I can progress with my box making skills.
Had an excellent time on the course (scouts and Louis XIV furniture not withstanding) and have had a chance to go through the photos and have enclosed some nice ones of you and the gang! When I came back from the course I felt full of confidence about all things wood …
I Would Be Proud To Acomplish Any One Thing You Have Done
Andrew – I just wanted to extend my thanks for an excellent day. I thoroughly enjoyed it and walked away considerably more knowledgeable and very enthused.
I write to thank you for your patience and attention during my stumbling progress towards making my first box. I learned much and now have to summon up the confidence to buy some equipment in order to replicate the result without your help.
The most beautiful boxes I’ve ever seen.
[smartHinge] – thank you for the really top quality smartHinges; beautifully made and excellent and helpful instructions.
I had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend and if there is one thing I have learned about your methods Is that everything is in the detail and by yesterday evening the results of this were beginning to come alive.
I enjoyed it on so many different levels; the exposure to new techniques and the discipline of minute attention to detail; your company and that of David and Mike and the clear common perspective on things beyond wood working;
I can definitely confirm that both my wife and i thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend. The course was exactly what I had hoped for, so I am really very very pleased.
As I reflect on the experience; my time in the Shropshire hills and your shop will long be remembered as one of the highlights of my life. Thank you so much for your hospitality, the mentoring and the friendship fostered over those five days.
Your approach to imparting woodworking skills is just right, an excellent combination of explanation, demonstration and hands-on …
I wanted to thank you for what was an excellent weekend. I was so enthused by the first introduction to box making that it has left me wanting more. I’m sure that I am not alone in being enthused by your passion for box making …
Congratulations. Speaking as a fellow professional woodworker, I am glad to know there are craftspeople like you who succeed not only in representing themselves so beautifully, but also in representing our profession with such grace and understatement. Thanks.
Many thanks for a splendid two days of intensive tuition. I thoroughly enjoyed the course, the chance to meet you and also to meet the other guys, Glen, Harvey and Roger.
I really enjoyed the course I have learnt so much from that weekend and I am definitely taking it up as a hobby
Boxes truly do come to life in that workshop. I came back with a much greater appreciation the aesthetic side to box work …