Biography of the Artist and Craftsman Stephen J Turner
This website is the creation of the work by Stephen J Turner and fellow artists. Designed to bring you a comprehensive buying experience for those who love and appreciate the many facets and wonderful characteristics of the wooden form, from sculpture to practical and rustic furniture together with many smaller gift ideas.
Stephen born in Essex, England in 1969 has always loved the qualities and fundamentals of working and creating with wood like our ancestors. As a boy aged 10 years was known to make and sell his work (small boats to passers-by from his garage), from there on in developing skills and crafts from many members of his family. In recent times after building rustic mirrors and frames for clients such as Marriott Hotels, nationwide restaurants chains and breweries Stephen has started to produce furnishings for the general public as well as the trade, from 2011 - 2014 Stephen's work can be seen on the walls of the nationally historic Colchester Siege House Restaurant enhancing the old wooden beams within the building.
In more recent times Stephen has expanded his portfolio of work to supply the funeral and remembrance industry, working with councils, crematoria and funeral homes. With bespoke products created for the wider general public.
Please take time to look at a few of the items he has made, available for sale or commission with time and dedication given to these truly hand made and hand finished works of art which will help to make a focal point of any room.