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The art of the exceptional at Fortnum & Mason

In partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST),¬†Fortnum & Mason will be hosting a series of exhibitions in their Piccadilly store to celebrate the wealth of talent across food and crafts, culminating in a handmade unique one-off Platinum Jubilee … Continue reading

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Bending bonds and handles for Devon stave baskets

The handle, rim and bottom bond for the Devon stave basket are made from freshly cut ash coppice. I use small diameter poles which are cleft into four pieces and then shaped with a drawknife while clamped in the shavehorse. … Continue reading

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Devon stave baskets completed

One year on from being awarded the Heritage Crafts Association Endangered Crafts Award, I’m incredibly pleased to have completed my first batch of Devon stave baskets. These are size #2: approx 18″ long and 12″ wide. Made from cedar with … Continue reading

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Stave baskets in endangered crafts article

Endangered crafts in Countryman magazine. Continue reading

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