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Peter Archer

Website: www.turned-wood.co.uk

Peter’s work is turned from sycamore, dyed and hand carved with gouges and then finished with several coats of oil and wax. He chooses sycamore because of its paleness and fine texture which makes it perfect for staining and crisp carving. As a tree it is often dismissed as a nuisance because of its ability to grow almost anywhere but it produces a lustrous timber which is beautiful to turn