Hugh Leishman

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Hugh Leishman, lives in West Yorkshire and works as a self-employed craftsman in his small woodturning and carving workshop. He makes bowls, dishes, chopping boards, bakers peels, spoons and other wooden objects that are designed to be used. Working mainly in British hardwoods and finishing his work with “food-safe” oils. He has been a maker for over 30 years. Hugh aims to make beautiful, simple, pure, objects that will enrich everyday life and be accessible to everyone. This is very hard and takes a very long time – very occasionally, he catches a glimpse of what he’s aiming for!

Hugh’s Courses

Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving - MOVED FROM 2020

Fri, 21 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Start knife carving in wood - it's amazing what you can do with just a small axe and a couple of knives. Working with green unseasoned wood you will learn to use really...


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