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  • Quality wooden products, handmade in Britain by skilled crafts people - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    of work is extensive encompassing the unusual creative and practical through carving furniture making sculpting turning and more The one off pieces cabinets sculptures bowls and platters sit alongside jewellery boxes desk accessories kitchenware games and toys Recommended A wooden egg is great for Easter without adding inches to the waist On the High Street For over 35 years we ve been committed to contemporary design superb craftsmanship attention to detail Come visit Tree of the Month Willow trees provide the habitat for the caterpillars of over 90 species of moth relished by bats Annual growth can be substantial meaning that a 70 year willow could have a similar girth 20 feet to a 300 year old oak I placed an order via the website which was easy to navigate and simple to use Jayne and the team could not have been more helpful in ensuring my order would be completed and posted with a short deadline The communication received from Jayne was brilliant I can t thank you enough the item arrived the following day and is brilliant quality Thanks once again will definitley be a return shopper for all wooden gifts Adam Sperring North Yorkshire Tel 44 0

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  • Contact us and find us in Burford - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    0 1993 823479 Email info burford woodcraft co uk Our location Our woodcraft gallery and shop is located in Burford which lies on the Oxfordshire Gloucestershire border 20 miles west of Oxford at the cross roads of the A40 and the A361 It is easily accessible from London Birmingham Bristol and Bath via the M4 M5 and M40 You can zoom out of the map opposite assuming you have javascript enabled in your browser to see Burford s location Directions in Burford Burford Woodcraft is located opposite Swan Lane on the High Street Just up the hill and on the same side as the Tolsey which is an old building with a large clock Parking Visitors can park in the free car park near the church Alternatively there is parking but often busy along both sides of the High Street Send us a message Complete the form below to make a comment or ask us a question All fields marked with an asterisk are required Contact details Name Telephone Email Nature of enquiry Subject Please select Order status Delivery Cancellations and returns Forgotten login password Commissions Website comment question General enquiry General feedback Order number Enquiry comment Submit Tel 44

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  • The best in British woodworking for over 35 years - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    can discover in our shop and gallery in Burford Hopefully you will find it inspiring and informative A selection of the work is also available for you to purchase online if you so wish Beautiful woods and talented crafts people Along with the talent and skill of our designer makers we take inspiration from the beauty and diversity of wood Here contemporary design superb craftsmanship and attention to detail have been found in abundance for over thirty years Our mission is to exhibit and promote a wide range of high quality hand made British contemporary woodwork from new and established craftsmen and women To enjoy a good working relationship with our makers and to offer our customers affordable pieces in a friendly welcoming atmosphere An eclectic and innovative collection At Burford Woodcraft we have built an excellent reputation for a collection that is original practical elegant imaginative and fun We only produce and select innovatively designed items that are hand made to the highest standard and that are carefully finished Working closely with many of the country s finest woodworkers we ensure that the ever changing choice you are offered will be the best possible Tel 44 0 1993 823479

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  • Gallery of selected woodcraft pieces - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    will provide greater detail Swordfish Craftsperson John Mainwaring Woods Coloured Sycamore Width 310 mm Depth 100 mm Height 200 mm Price 246 00 This beautifully coloured swordfish is leaping the crest of a wave John leaves natural wood showing through the swelling sea to create texture and depth Conference handbag Craftsperson Jane Cummins Woods Birch Other Materials Handmade Felt Width 290 mm Depth 100 mm Height 325 mm Price 123 00 Jane has combined her own 100 wool handmade felt with a laminated Birch plywood frame resulting in a unique contemporary handbag Bedside cabinet Craftsperson Robert Lewin Woods Oak and Walnut Width 455 mm Depth 452 mm Height 629 mm Price 850 00 Sold Sorry this item has now been sold but we happily welcome your commissions for the same or different woods Silver fruit platter Craftsperson Dennis Hales Woods Sycamore Other Materials Silver Leaf Diameter 290 mm Height 100 mm Price 245 00 The middle of this lovely contoured platter has silver leaf detail The cherries plum apples and pear are covered in distressed silver leaf which allows the black base to show through Shire horse Craftsperson Sue Navin Woods Brown Oak Width 225 mm Depth 50 mm Height 210 mm Price 435 00 From the flowing mane to the feathers on his fetlocks Sue captures perfectly the pleasure of this horse enjoying a good canter See something you like These very special pieces aren t available to buy online in our shop but if you would like to purchase anything displayed above or if you would simply like some further information please contact us don t forget to tell us which piece you re are interested in and we will get back to you Why not also have a look at the many beautiful woodcraft products we do

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  • High street shop and woodcraft gallery - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    stone on a high street of listed architecture we have been promoting contemporary British woodwork since 1979 Looking down the hill into the Windrush valley we are surrounded by the same beautiful rolling limestone landscape that saw the growth of this historic town with the wealth of the wool trade and the birth of the Arts and Crafts movement with William Morris From small beginnings with just a few makers we now exhibit the work of over eighty one of whom Robert Lewin is a partner in BW He is a furniture designer maker and like the other craftsmen and women is skilled in using a variety of techniques and finishes to produce high quality pieces illustrating the natural beauty and versatility of the wood be it a bookmark or a chest of drawers We hope that you will enjoy your visit to our website and would like to invite you to visit us personally where you will always be offered a warm welcome and you will see for yourself why it is that so many of our customers return time and again Opening times Our shop and gallery in Burford s famous High Street is open as follows 9 30am 5 00pm Monday to Saturday 11 00am 4 45pm Sunday mid February December How to find us Burford Woodcraft is located at 144 High Street in Burford Oxfordshire Burford lies on the A40 twenty miles west of Oxford and only 1 1 2 hours from London and Birmingham and 1 hour from Bristol For more details see our location map Parking Visitors can park in the free car park near the church Alternatively there is parking but often busy along both sides of the High Street Have always loved your shop but usually passing thru and never have much

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  • Woodcraft makers - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    to the smallest detail This more impressionistic approach is often inspired by the natural forms of the wood with which he works a particular grain or knot a forked branch even the lines of a splintered piece Ralph s organic approach to his work extends to sourcing and seasoning his own materials Locally he is known to be interested in any tree that is about to be lopped or felled and has acquired stocks of many unusual varieties of wood such as Sumach and Mulberry in addition to favourites such as Walnut Laburnum and Cherry Ralph has exhibited his work at a number of shows in addition to more major exhibitions at the annual British Trust for Ornithology conference For a number of years he has also provided the trophies for a variety of BBC Wildlife competitions Search our shop for work by Ralph Williams Crafts men and women currently making for Burford Woodcraft Click on a maker s name below to search for their work in our shop Don t forget to also have a look in our focus gallery for those extra special pieces Angelic Hen Arboretti Angel Bill Trading Art Angels Alec s Cards Allihopa Rowland Bartlett Beamers Sandie Blue Blue Eyed Sun Booth Design Jason Breach Stephen Broadley Jim Brown John Brown Bug Art Peter Camus Alex Clark Ian Clarkson Roger Copple Dominick Cumming Cardtastic The Camphill Village Trust Anna Davies Brian Dawson Rod Dunworth Alan and Claire Englefield Richard Forgan Dennis French Forever Sue Fenlon Alec Garner Ray Griffiths Roger Gluyas Rachel Goodchild Colin Gosden Grain Waves Terry Gilding Rosie Hallam Dennis Hales Heritage Art Papers Hero Mary Howard Ian Hawthorn In House Phil Irons Phil Jackson Helen Johnson Petra Johnson Martin Jones Ray Key Ian King Graham Lane Stewart Langworth Gabor Lacko Tom Leask

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  • Our favourite trees - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    salix fragilis and the weeping willow salix babylonica They are natural throughout Britain and grow in damp places along streams and rivers All are deciduous and have long narrow leaves and can regenerate either by seed or vegetatively by twigs falling and propogating in the soft soil along river banks The soft damp ground means the trees have a tendency to be top heavy and split down the middle leaving it open to fungal infection For this reason willows were often coppiced or pollarded allowing for rapid healthier longer growth Annual growth can be substantial meaning that a 70 year willow could have a similar girth 20 feet to a 300 year old oak Fast growth meant that a pollarded tree would quickly provide many sturdy poles used in the past by boat coracle cart and house builders The bark was used in tanning leather and the wood is still burned to produce artists charcoal Salicylic acid the main constituent of aspirin was also extracted from its bark Its strong pale wood has been used to make artificial limbs polo balls and cricket bats It s still popular in basketry A second group of woodland and hedgerow willows with slightly broader leaves are often known as sallows and it s here that we see the pussy willow one of the earliest of the Spring on goat willow salix caprea These silvery male catkins covered in pollen can be seen from February to April The wood was used for coopering trug making and fencing Willows provide the habitat for the caterpillars over 90 species of moth relished by bats Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Willow Tell us about your favourite tree We invite you to tell us all about your favourite tree and why it s special to

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  • Woods used in our woodcraft pieces - Burford Woodcraft [Burford, Oxfordshire, UK]
    Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Burr Elm Cherry Shades range from pale orange brown to a rich red with a straight grain and fairly fine even texture It darkens with age Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Cherry Ebony This is mainly black with lighter shades speckles or stripes of grey or dark brown Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Ebony Elm A dull to rich brown with an open grain and sometimes with small burrs pin knots Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Elm Laburnum Golden brown in colour going through to dark green with well marked figuring Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Laburnum Maple A creamy white wood with little figure Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Maple Oak A rich honey brown colour strong and durable with a distinctive grain pattern Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Oak Spalted Ash Pale cream through to honey brown sometimes with a fine tracery of black lines It is caused by fungal growth adding extra interest to the grain pattern Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Spalted Ash Spalted Beech Pale cream through to brown with a fine tracery of black lines caused by fungal growth Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Spalted Beech Sycamore A white to creamy white wood with a natural lustre and a fine close even texture Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Sycamore Walnut This is a rich dark brown to purplish black with greyish sapwood Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Walnut Wenge A dark chocolate brown wood with almost black veins It is straight grained and very dense Search our shop for woodwork pieces available in Wenge Yew A

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