Letter Cutting

There’s no better discipline for refining woodworking skills than letter cutting. I’ve been practising the craft (or is it art?) for many years now, but I’m still only average at best. However, it has so much more to offer than the finished plaque or sign: You learn to keep the Read more…

Reed Sculpture at Hickling

A lovely spring day at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Hickling Reserve. We started the day practising knots and learning how to handle and grade Norfolk reed. This was followed up by some very impressive sculptural constructions. It still surprises me how a bundle of reeds and a ball of jute string Read more…