Turners Cabin - News
Thursday 17 November 2011
Turner's Cabin is run by 30-year-old woodturner, Ian Methringham, a qualified joiner/wood machinist. Ian has been turning for 10 years, mainly concentrating on bowl and faceplate work, but he also turns reproduction pieces for local antique restorers and furniture makers.
The Turner's Cabin, a real, working yard and a family business, is located in the beautiful medieval city of Lincoln. As well as a physical premises, there is also an extensive website, which is easy to use and navigate.
Ian also runs on online blog via the website and on Facebook. Recently Ian was delighted to feature the work of Mark Sanger, and there has also been guest blogs from the likes of Richard Kennedy and Walter Hall, featuring some fantastic photos and creations to inspire and amaze woodturners.
Turner's Cabin also offer a gallery to customers who want to share their work from the products Ian has supplied to them. "We always look forward to seeing what the blank of wood sent out becomes," says Ian, whose aim is to keep woodcrafts alive and inspire people to try new things with turning, pushing themselves to create beautiful pieces.
Ian prides himself on only selling tools that he uses himself or has experience of using. He stocks some fantastic tools and products from Robert Sorby, Jet, Simon Hope and finishing products from Chestnut. There is also a range of exclusive products that are going to be available in the near future. "If there's something you can't find on the website, or if you're are having trouble finding something, we are always on the other end of the phone," Ian tells us.
Contact: Ian Metheringham
Address: Turner's Cabin, 5 Berkley Drive, Lincoln, LN6 6BN
Tel: 01522 857 144