With a family furniture-making heritage of her own, Heather has brought great experience and wisdom to her role in all things administrative and financial.
David has worked with me since 2002, arriving as a graduate from Buckinghamshire New University and quickly developing into a very fine craftsman. His technical and organisational abilities and skills with AutoCad have led to his current position as the technical mastermind of all our projects.
David was trained at the renowned ‘Rowden Atelier’, David Savage’s furniture making school in Devon, where he acquired many of the fine skills he employs each day with us here.
Matthew began his career by training at Rycotewood College and, after a short spell with another furniture maker, joined us in 2012. He is a natural craftsman and has progressed quickly to his senior role in the workshop.
Lee was apprenticed to Stuart Linford, the High Wycombe chairmaker, and became an experienced maker there before joining my workshop. In addition to his furniture making skills, he is an accomplished woodcarver and has also worked alongside Colin Mantripp.
Nikki was my first Apprentice, joining us in 2010 and training for one day each week for two years at The Rycotewood Centre in Oxford. He is now a ‘fully fledged’ craftsman and a very capable pair of hands.
Russ had a successful career in IT, before retraining in furniture making with Jonathan Markowitz in Oxfordshire and joining us in 2016.
Paulo has joined us after receiving the highest possible level of training under James Ryan at The Edward Barnsley Workshop, and before that at The Building Crafts College in East London. He has made some truly exceptional pieces for someone still so young, and we are delighted that he has chosen to work with us.
Lewis is our young, enthusiastic apprentice. He is combining working with us with his studies at The Rycotewood Centre in Oxford, and is showing all the signs of becoming a very fine furniture maker.