David is one of the more local makers which i supply from time to time when exceptional pieces come along. When he is not to be found making furniture to commission, he will be busy producing his own successful line of tools or teaching at West Dean College along with writing regular articles for the Furniture and Cabinet Maker magazine. I just do not know where he finds all the time.
A lot of people are put of cocobolo on account of the dust which like most rosewoods can be a irritant to a lot of people. Those who can work with it, such as Jim MacBrayne here, can be rewarded with some stunning results.