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Meet the team

At Pren we keep things small....just the two of us.
Les Symonds

Les Symonds

This is Les, our woodturner. When he's not turning or at the shop, he'll be away with the dogs, whatever the weather

Sally Symonds

Sally Symonds

Sally used to be the first point of contact when we had the shop. Nowadays she deals with admin and is my principal source of quality control and a great "wall" for bouncing ideas off.


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A bit of a tidy-up

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had three postponements of tuition sessions, mainly down to the weather, so I’ve taken the opportunity to have a good clear out of my timber stock. I inevitably Read more…


Moral Compass!

My latest article for “Woodturning” magazine takes me into something I’ve not tried before. In fact, I’ve often looked at the pivot points of tools like pliers and wire cutters, and wondered how on earth Read more…