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Designer-makers from both Sussex and the Somme region in Northern France come together for the first time to exhibit their work and celebrate the diversity of wood in design and European culture.

This unique exhibition will show-case high quality hand-crafted furniture designed and made by local artisans using responsibly sourced local timbers, a naturally renewable resource. Meet the makers and see how traditional methods continue to inspire modern designs. See hand-carving and marquetry demonstrations.

View exhibits for sale including hand-made chairs, tables and cabinets, in traditional and modern styles, incorporating marquetry, steam bending and hand-carving, with Sussex makers using timbers sourced responsiblyfrom the Sussex landscape.

Held at the award winning Woodl and Enterprise Centre near Flimwell. Organised by Action in rural Sussex in conjunction with Weald WoodNet and the Chambre de Métiers in Somme as part of the Rural Business Networks Project.

 

By M E - BBC octobre 8th 2005