Today's news

today's news

Due to Covid -19 we have temporarily closed the gallery doors


you can still purchase via this website for phone us if you want something that nots shown on our website.

Not all our stock is on our website

We can take payment by credit card or direct payment to our bank account

we can courier/post to you - no problem - but it may take longer to get to you due flights etc.


If we post to an address outside of New Zealand we can deduct the 15% gst (tax) off the purchase price.


Autumn sale on now save $50 to $100 on your purchase with us

Wood turning tuition available now ( you can book at date but tuition not given at the moment due Covid-19 )

- when are you booking in for a day or two?

This is individual tuition - just you and Rick - 8 hours

for the basic beginner day wood is included plus we give you a cuppa and lunch and you take home your project 

$425 for the one day   ($375 in our winter months ie May/June/July)

Bookings essential

Telephone 00 64 9 439 4975 or email:

or mobile 0274 489 652


Toki from the very special green and yellow Ancient Kauri wood

New Zealand $145 each and comes with a card about the meaning of Toki and in a presentation bag.  


 Rick has been turning some amazing green and yellow ancient kauri







  some wonderful soothing stones from Ancient Kauri wood added to the gallery today and some green and yellow ancient kauri lidded boxes




 great gift idea  - we can send your purchase to a friend or family member with a card from you and we can wrap it in special paper ie wedding ,  birthday , Christmas paper just let us know and we will organise for you

Gallery looking great - Rick's been busy - lots of new pieces in the gallery to choose from -  find that perfect gift for yourself or friend. We can post your purchase, gift wrap and you can send a card to us to put in the parcel if you want us to.

PLEASE NOTE not all of our pieces and shown on this website, we have more in the gallery.

If you are wanting a special piece/size just email us and we can take photos of what we have in the gallery

we also offer more advanced tuition             


Tuition for the intermediate & advance level may mean an additional cost for timber used by the student. Bowl blanks/platter blanks etc can be purchased on the day.

 Choose from the basic beginners day, the intermediate or advanced day.

Ph 00 64 9 439 4975 or  email   or phone 09 439 4975 to book for tuition

One of Rick's ancient kauri vases being presented on the signing of a major agreement in Wellington. This kauri vase will be heading to China.

Some of our students having fun 

another student today and another one tomorrow - when are you booking in a for a days one on one wood turning tuition with Rick - special winter rate working well for us. Below - Emily having fun on the wood lathe during her tuition 


We can supply a gift voucher if you want to give someone a days tuition.

Rick as written a set of "how to" books

How to turn a wooden bowl   NZ$85

How to turn a hollow pot  NZ$85

We also do orders for hand crafted items.

These Masonic Batons we make for an order to go to  Australia

Green Ancient Kauri and Gold fiddlebck grained Ancient Kauri