Rare Trades, once taught by master to apprentice, are hand skills of olde, used to make functional, useful, beautiful things that last.
Green Woodsmith: Paul Ryle
Paul is based in Buninyong, Victoria.
Paul is a craftsman
who works with freshly cut ‘green’ (unseasoned) wood, using centuries-old
traditional skills.The wood is hewn,
carved or turned using old hand tools, a shaving horse and a foot-powered ‘pole
lathe’. Paul makes a range of beautiful woodware, including spoons, bowls,
garden rakes, stools and chairs.
Paul runs courses in green woodworking throughout the year.
Find out more by
visiting his website or send him an email