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Greg Kent

For me woodturning is like treasure hunting, as I turn the wood I uncover the treasure hidden inside. The shape and colours I use should be what a picture frame is to a picture. They should show the wood off to its best effect. I like to use either reclaimed wood or wood that was destined for the fire. My aim, working with nature, is to create beautiful and unique pieces.

Based in Lancashire, I collect most of my wood from community wood recycling  projects and from local tree surgeons. I dry and prepare the wood for turning. I like to work with the grain, the figure, the bark, the burrs and even any rot in order to bring out the beauty in the wood. I am happy to take commissions