Jonathan Leech

Jonathan has spent most of his life in the Cumbrian countryside combining his interests – cycling and walking – with searching for beautiful and unusual pieces of timber. 

All Jonathan's wood is locally-sourced and is obtained sustainably, from fallen or storm-damaged trees. It’s then air- and kiln-dried before being shaped by hand into a bowl, dish or platter. The final stages include fine sanding and finishing with lemon oil, to give a perfectly smooth finish.

Jonathan likes to work with the wood to create beautiful and simple designs allowing the wood to express its own qualities. This often includes natural edges, knot-holes, burrs, spalting, and other naturally-occurring imperfections. Each piece is truly unique.