Nick Agar

Nick Agar has become one of the most sought after instructors / workshop leaders and seminar presenters on the world woodturning stage. He is one of the most creative makers in the field and has an unsurpassed knowledge and understanding of the many processes that are now used in this creative medium.Specialising in surface enhancement and renowned for his wall sculptures, his award winning work often incorporates carving , airbrushing , ceramic and metal effects .  Nick has inspired many woodturners with his work and has traveled across the world to demonstrate his skills

 With more than 25 years experience He has a great understanding of his medium .   Choosing  burrs and intriguing or figured timber for the majority of his work,  - exposing natures treasures beneath the bark.

Inspired by organic forms, pottery,sea life ,ancient cultures and his natural surroundings at his riverside studio, he specialises in hollow forms  , large diameter work, and surface enhancement .He is renowned for his wall sculptures in particular. His award-winning work often incorporates carving, weaving and metalwork.

In addition to exhibiting widely and appearing at international conferences both as a demonstrator and a judge, Nick is in constant demand for commissions from collectors, his wide range of clients including HRH Prince of Wales, Dukes, Duchesses and the Royal jewellers, Aspreys. He and his work have also featured on BBC and ITV lifestyle television programmes.

Nick is a member of the Worshipful Company of Turners.

Nick is Patron of the Max Carey Woodturning Trust



He is co author of the book "woodturning evolution " an elected member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, and a Registered Professional Turner. A member of the AWGB and AAW

he has also been made  Honorary member of several woodturning clubs.


Nick is a popular demonstrator /teacher on the Woodturning Cruise . Read more about this event here! Woodturning Cruise

© Nick Agar 2006 - 2016 | Turningintoart, South Hams School of Woodturning, Riverside Farm, East Cornworthy, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7HF | email me
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