These are a selection of some of the clients Prime Timber has worked with, to find out more contact us

Clients

Duncan Roberts

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Duncan Roberts works both as a designer maker on private commissions, whilst also teaching and making for one of the leading Uk designers of international repute. He can be contacted at kibrahacha@live.com
Here is a complex compounded curved piece recently completely using some figured Ash we supplied to him earlier in the year. This was a commission from a private client to house some Audio equipment, hence the holes in the back. Work like this cannot be achieved by machines, from start to finish Duncan put in around 360hrs of work, largely by hand.

George Watkins

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A few pieces made from timber supplied to George Watkins, a respected professional turner who has recently started writing some articles for the national woodturning magazines.

Christopher Martyn

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I have known and supplied Christopher Martyn for a number of years. he is a very interesting chap with a wide knowledge covering a vast array of instruments particularly old and varied historic types.
He has a very popular blog which you can find by clicking the link.

David Barron

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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.

Chris Dobson

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Chris Dobson from Alpher Instruments recently sent me some more images below.

Jim MacBrayne

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.

Recently Added Products

Rippled English Walnut Root R6

When dealing with walnut roots, which we do rarely these days only only then with very promising pieces after many hours of working on average material thinking that every root contains stunning material as its a root, they dont, I say that having cut a lot of them. Only the very best of them containing minimal shake, expectional colour and stripe are worth the trouble and effort of sawing, these are very rare. We deal with them by trimming back the last ft or so closest to the ground subject to the log to lessen the risk of damaging a very large expensive saw, these short pieces are then taken back to our yard where we then break them up into blockis firstly with a chainsaw then on to a bandsaw, the effort is sometimes repaid with stunning pieces such as this.rnrnThis item is fresh sawn so please treat as such, if you are unsure about how to do this a little research ahead of time would be my best advice.rnrnI

Rippled English Walnut Root R5

This piece has the remains of a rot pocket on one corner I have highlighted this in the image, subject to shape it could turn out but if you wanted a wider deep shape then this is not suitable, I have discounted it on account of this.rnWhen dealing with walnut roots, which we do rarely these days only only then with very promising pieces after many hours of working on average material thinking that every root contains stunning material as its a root, they dont, I say that having cut a lot of them. Only the very best of them containing minimal shake, expectional colour and stripe are worth the trouble and effort of sawing, these are very rare. We deal with them by trimming back the last ft or so closest to the ground subject to the log to lessen the risk of damaging a very large expensive saw, these short pieces are then taken back to our yard where we then break them up into blockis firstly with a chainsaw then on to a bandsaw, the effort is sometimes repaid with stunning pieces such as this.rnrnThis item is fresh sawn so please treat as such, if you are unsure about how to do this a little research ahead of time would be my best advice.