“Your expertise, knowledge and willingness to share has been an inspiration to me. The two days have re-kindled my enthusiasm for woodturning, and I now understand the correct way to cut wood rather than scraping.” Alan Foster, Winchcombe Glos
“I did not expect so much ‘hands on’ I’ve learnt so much. Many things are now clear.” Mike Nelson, Flint N.Wales
“Don was a sympathetic and encouraging teacher. So many aspects of woodturning were covered. Excellent B&B accommodation was provided by Don’s wife Carol who made me very welcome.”Jack Bones, Bristol
“You have restored my confidence and enthusiasm for woodturning after a 4 year break. I now have a greater understanding of sharpening and bevel angles.” Susan Burnett, Chepstow
“I’ve learnt more in 2 days with you than I have in the previous 2 years working on my own”.Derek Bright, Cornwall
“Don identified our needs and provided exactly what was required. Having purchased a Lathe soon after the course we are now making good progress”.John & Mary Walters, Bristol
“The setting and facilities for the 2 day course was excellent as was the food and hospitality. With the correct techniques and knowledge gained, I am now able to produce a better finish straight from the tool, there-by reducing sanding time. I look forward to booking another course in the near future.” David Udy, St. Austell
"You are a natural teacher - able to inspire confidence as well as instilling quality of both designing and making as the end goals. I so greatly enjoyed my two days with you and Carol. Both the training and the hospitality were exemplary - many thanks to you both." Ann Bruford, Sidmouth
“ We couldn't have wished for a better way to spend Jon's 50th birthday. You taught us so much and we were amazed with what we came home with. Thank you both for your hospitality and fantastic two days of turning.Janet & Jon...Exmouth.
“Thank you for sharing your workshop, expertise and creativity on my two day woodturning course. Also to Carol for wonderful lunches, comfortable room, fabulous breakfast and not forgetting the well timed coffee breaks.” Katherine Brown...Swindon.
“With happy memories of a wonderful few days for Ajay, (and for me exploring the coast). Thank you for your patience and willingness to pass on your knowledge.” Ceri and Ajay...Dubai.
“Thanks for a fantastic course and to Carol for making me feel really welcome. Chris Santry..Bristol.
“A year has passed since I was last with you. I am greatly enjoying my woodturning and feel that the days spent with you were some of the best that I have had. I learnt so much.”G. Blackwell.Germany.
“A big thank you for a great course and wonderful hospitality. I learnt loads and you have re-fired my enthusiasm for woodturning. Nick Clouting...Daventry.
“I can't thank my daughter, Hannah, enough for setting up this wonderful experience. I picked up many tips on the course. Thanks for an enjoyable couple of days. Graham Miles...London.
“ I feel much more confident after the the last lesson, I took in so much more this time. I can say without doubt that I have had lessons from the best there is. You have so much knowledge to pass on. I look forward to coming back next year for a refresher.Denise Blundell...Cornwall.
Information sheets are now provided for the student to keep. 35 pages of photographs and text showing step by step use of tools and correct sharpening techniques.