Who is coming to EWS 2017 ?
It is too early to confirm the line-up but we have invited the following & more (as at April 2017) – we will update this list with confirmations in bold every 6 weeks or so.
Abranet Sanding – with Albert “nearly retired” Hewitt
Anne of All Trades
Arbortech – with Clive from Brimarc
Association of Woodturners of Great Britain – running their popular advice clinic
Auriou rasps & rifflers - with Michel Auriou
Bill Carter – Planemaker extraordinaire
Blue Spruce Toolworks – with Dave Jeske all the way from the USA
Bob Neill Pyrography – Bob & Del will help you enhance your pyrography skill levels
Brian Walsh – Japanese Joint Making
Chain Creations – chainsaw carver Tim Atkins
Chris Vesper – superior marking out tools all the way from Oz
Classic Hand Tools – selling an abundance of quality hand tools.
Dave Johnson – Woodcarving sculptor & all round good egg demoing sedate lettercarving this year
Dave Wilkins – stickmaker
David Barron – lets cut some dovetails!
David Charlesworth – the UK’s woodworking guru
David Thornton – Sharpening and maybe a bit of Veritas demo
Deneb Puchalski – Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, USA
Dylan Pym – Furniture Maker – steam bending is his speciality but he will also be giving talks on English timbers Crimson Guitars
Essex Region of The British Woodcarvers Association – a huge public vote competition for the best 2017 entry
Fiona Kingdon – Wood Artist – lovely work that you have to own
Flexcut Carving Tools
Gransfors Bruks – with Steve Woodley and his assistant George Allen
Hamilton Beverstock – Band Saw Blades
Hawthorn Heavy Horses – a great attraction!
International Boat Building Training College (IBTC) – from Oulton Broad, Lowestoft – super courses in joinery & boatbuilding
John Lloyd Fine Furniture
Joey Richardson – Woodturning demonstrations – beautiful & inspirational
King Arthurs Tools – available on the Gransfors Bruks stall
Kieran Binnie – luthier and blogger
Lincolnshire Woodcraft Supplies back for the 7th time
Lorenzo Franceschinis – Designer & woodturner
Louise Harward – Willow sculptures
Magma Black Line Lathes with their designer Markus Schumacher
Mark Hancock – Woodturning
Michel Auriou – Auriou Toolworks, France
Mick Hudson – sharpening expert
NB Timbers with some lovely turned pieces.
Nick Agar – Woodturning Artist
Nick Blishen – Guitar Maker
Nic Westermann – Blacksmith
Oliver Sparks – Planemaker
Ord Knives – hand forged knives
Orion Heating & Forestry
Otis Luxton – Instrument Maker
Out of Our Tree – fabulous wooden pieces
Peter Berry – Woodcarver
Peter Dibble – Willow Basket maker from Norfolk
Pfeil Carving Tools – a huge display of many carvers first choice tools
Philip Edwards – Philly Planes
Prague Marionette with Lenka Pavlickova
Richard Arnold Traditional Joinery
Richard Beard – Storybeard – to keep the children and many adults quiet for an hour or two!
Robert Sorby Tools from Sheffield
Ron Hock Tools with Ron Hock himself all the way from the USA
Roy’s Antique Tools
Saburr Tooth Power Carving Tools
Sadatsugu Watanabe – YES – he is coming all the way from Japan
demonstrating Japanese joinery techniques
Simon Clements – Woodcarver & sculptor
Skelton Saws – maker of quality English hand saws
St Peters Brewery – we need these guys at the show!
Steve Woodley – Timber Hewing, Gransfors Bruks Axes, drinker of St Peters ales
TATHS – The Tools & Trades History Society
The Rocking Horse Shop from Fangfoss, York
Tormek Sharpening System with master demonstrator the Stig!
Treeincarnated – Lovely Furniture
Trend Tools & machinery including Diamond James for all your diamond sharpening.
Turners Retreat with an eclectic mix of tools for Turners
Veritas Hand Tools – with Vic Tesolin
Willy Rackham – Bowmaker and raconteur