All Plates

Well, the name really says it all. The main difference to bowls is that the sidewalls are either not there at all, or very shallow.

Dark River
Dark River

This is a moderately large wall hanging piece, approx. 400mm diameter. When I first started using my new, much larger, workshop, I turned this piece in celebration of the new found space, without any idea where it was going to end up. The basi [...]

Classical bowl
Classical bowl

This is the first item to appear in my sales pages made from all the rippled sycamore I recently harvested from a tree in Birmingham. Here we have a very classical ogee shape on the underside, with a wide, shallow bowl on the top, and a carved [...]

Large elm dish
Large elm dish

Elm is in short supply nowadays, after the Dutch Elm Disease killed of 90% of all the trees in the UK. Every now and then a piece can be had, and my trusty tree surgeon know I was going to like this (in fact, he got a bowl made for himself too [...]

Curly Maple Dish
Curly Maple Dish

A tree surgeon I use as a source has over the last year or so listened carefully to what I am looking for, and he's now starting to collect quite a few remarkable pieces of wood. Amongst many others, he has managed to keep a lot of a maple wit [...]

Tazza
Tazza

Serve your sweets on a tazza like this, and most people will not even look at the sugary bits. All they want to do is hold the tazza and ask you where you got it from. A truly one-off show piece for your cream tea table or after dinner. Classi [...]

Shades of orange
Shades of orange

Every now and then I get a piece of wood that is special. This was one of them. My tree surgeon told me he had this piece of ash, which he couldn’t use as firewood because it wouldn’t split, and asked if I wanted it. Well, let me tell you, the [...]

Shades of green
Shades of green

Every now and then I get a piece of wood that is special. This was one of them. My tree surgeon told me he had this piece of ash, which he couldn't use as firewood because it wouldn't split, and asked if I wanted it. Well, let me tell you, the [...]

Raised Fruit Bowl
Raised Fruit Bowl

This elegant fruit bowl can be used on the stand (as picture) or on its own. The stand will make it nice center piece for a dinner table laid out with other items, and the heavily figured wood, with its metallic inlays and polished to a high s [...]