Fri 5 Dec 2008
Good News! See newsrelease below:
New Home for the Timbertops Spinning wheels.
Joan & Clive Jones (of Woodland Turnery) and James & Anne Williamson are pleased to announce that following negotiations it has been agreed that in an initial partnership production of Timbertops Spinning Wheels will be resumed.
The new home of the Timbertops will be Woodland Turnery of Pontypool (South Wales) with James & Anne Williamson retaining an advisory and supervisory capacity to ensure that the quality of ‘Timbertops’ is upheld as closely as possible.
Woodland Turnery have been making spinning wheels since 1995 and spinning and weaving accessories since 2001 in locally grown Welsh Timber. Also repairs & renovations of spinning wheels and the supply of replacement bobbins have been undertaken since late 2006/early 2007.
Initially Timbertops production will start with the Leicester and Thurmaston 21 spinning wheels with the first ones being available in early 2009. As time progresses it is hoped to bring into production many of the wheels that James and Anne made so famous.
Further details/price lists etc are available from:-
Joan & Clive Jones, Woodland Turnery, 35 Lodgewood,
New Inn, Pontypool, Gwent NP4 8EQ
Web : www.woodland-turnery.co.uk