I recently spent a few hours with George for the Butterwood ‘taster’ workshop session.  Never having done any wood turning before, George quickly put me at my ease and explained what I would be…

George is such a terrific wood turner and teacher. He demonstrated to both of us how to use his lathe when my husband and I recently visited George’s workshop We had such a fun day as well as…

Beautifully crafted bowls for that special present/occasion

Salisbury

I am thrilled with my new bowl from Butterwood!  The wood is Elm, and the grain is beautiful. It is of course totally individual having been hand made by George Shapland. I already have a number…

Hampshire

I commissioned a Golden Wedding Anniversary bowl, this was gratefully received by my sister and brother-in-law and the ideas that George has are second to none.

Wiltshire

I am lucky enough to own a bowl made by George and have seen many of the beautiful pieces he has created.  I am very impressed with his craftsmanship and artistry and would highly recommend him.…

Manchester

The bowl you crafted is truly a work of art. I think I’ve found my favourite go-to present when I’m after something very special.

London