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  • Specially made

    James Ryan recently went to visit the Building Crafts College to see the 44ft bog oak boards be very carefully placed into their specially made kiln where they will stay for the…

  • A BIG thank you!

    Our thanks goes to NADFAS Hampshire and Isle of Wight Area for their generous grant for apprentice training, without the help of charities such as these the important work of training craftsman of…

  • Confirmed Open Day dates for 2013

    We have now confirmed our open day dates for 2013: Saturday 2nd March (10-4pm) Saturday 25th May (10-4pm) Saturday 19th October (10-4pm) Come and meet our highly talented craftsmen, take in the…

  • made by Nathan Day

    The Autumn Open day success

    The sun shone, there was a steady stream of visitors and and a hum of conversation filled Barnsley’s cottage and workshop this Saturday. A successful event with over a 100 visitors, a…

  • An unprecendented discovery

    A truly extraordinary discover was made this year in the form of a 5000 year old bog oak trunk of exceptional size and perfection, so precious is this find that a The…

  • Let us guide the way

    Signage has gone up today in the Petersfield area to guide visitors to the Barnsley Workshop, Froxfield for our Autumn Open day. Look out for the AA signs for a little help…

  • Autumn Open Day

    We are opening our doors again on Saturday 13th October 10am til 4pm, welcoming visitors in out of the cold. Come and be delighted by our latest stock item designs and freshly made apprenticeship…

  • Apprenticeship 2012

    Apprentices for 2012/13

    Our two new apprentices started in September; Andrew and Paulo. After some thorough health and safety training they started on their first projects; a rectangular and an octagonal breadboard made entirely by…

  • British Business Embassy

    We were thrilled to be invited to display our bog oak library steps at the British Business Embassy at Lancaster House, an initiative set up by UK Trade and Investment. “The UK’s…

  • Masterpiece Fair 2012 Pictures

    Masterpiece London 2012 is now over. We had an exciting time at the fair, making sales and many contacts. This years’ innovation, having a bench on our stand and someone demonstrating different…