Eoghan Leadbetter is a woodturner and furniture maker. From his studio in Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, he designs and creates a range of handcrafted sustainable wooden products which focus on form, finish and function. Designed with everyday use in mind Each piece is hand–turned on the lathe which sees naturally felled, locally sourced wood become the sleek and beautiful finished design. Smoothed and sanded by hand and finished with food safe oil, each piece is as unique as a fingerprint. Having grown up in the family–run Jerpoint Glass Studio, one of Ireland’s iconic designer–makers, you could say that craftsmanship is in his blood. However woodturning is where he found his passion.
Where: Jerpoint Glass Studios, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny. R95 WN67
Phone: 086 8511213
Eric Phillips creates contemporary fine furniture and wooden watercraft. Based in Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, on the banks of the river Nore, using when possible, local naturally felled wood to create fine furniture and interiors and contemporary design as well as wooden watercraft such as cedar strip canoes and surfboards, that relate directly to the environment.
Where: The Old Creamery, Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny R95 PY90
Phone: 087 4036234