Chris has been learning here for a couple of days. He's an arborist in North London so has access to plenty of timber and wants another string to his bow.
Yesterday he discovered some of the arts and mysteries of spindle turning and today made his first, very passable bowl from Alder.
I've still got 5 more course days to teach and on Sunday we're going to Clacton to run a workshop in Chris Southall's Chestnut coppice. Let's hope the weather holds out or...
...are we in for another hard winter?