London Craft Week: Craftsman Demonstration

London Craft Week: Craftsman Demonstration

date: Oct 01

12.30-6.30pm. Audley House

Watch as Purdey craftsman, Tom Nicholls demonstrates our gun-finishing techniques and have a go at chequering on a piece of walnut. One of the most complex stages of a gun build, the two-part ‘finishing’ process takes around 75 craft hours, spread over a period of three months

Booking not necessary, free admission.

Demonstrations will be running throughout the day

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