Episode 01 – Matty Whittaker

We have a lovely chat with blacksmith, toolmaker and pole lathe turner Matty Whittaker. We dive deep into the lifestyle of a small-holder in rural England, Matty’s long journey into the world of green woodworking, managing a woodland, and the philosophy that fuels him. We also touch on the more technical, getting a peek into Matty’s tool making process and work space. Overall, a lovely chat!


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Matty’s Toolmaking Video:

Forging a bowl lathe hook for nesting bowls


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