Keith Jaques

I create decorative and functional items on a lathe using native and exotic hardwoods striving to reveal the natural beauty of the wood itself.

I am a self taught woodturner having been turning for four years. I enjoy the process of working the wood while it is spinning on a lathe and seeing the gradual reveal of the grain pattern and texture as I work. I strive to allow the wood to reveal its natural beauty, sanding to a very smooth finish and sometimes polishing to a high gloss when making jewellery to show the true depth of the natural beauty within.

It is the naturally occurring patterns within the wood which inspire me whether that be the grain structure itself or the more exotic patterns occurring within spalted timbers. I use a mixture of native and exotic hardwoods sourced either locally and seasoned by myself or from reputable sustainable suppliers.

Open days

  • Saturday 4th May
  • Sunday 5th May
  • Monday 6th May (Bank Holiday)
  • Saturday 11th May
  • Sunday 12th May

About my studio

I will be sharing a space at Flying Fish studios and will be displaying my work.

  • Visitors to the studio will be able to buy my work
  • I’m happy to undertake commissions – please ask!

Contact me

t: 01142 811 190
m: 07443 485 962
w: etsy.com/uk/shop/KJWoodturning
e: keith.jaques@blueyonder.co.uk

Studio location

Flying Fish Studio
22 Riverdale Road
Ranmoor
Sheffield S10 3FB

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