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Sussex Creation: Gary Fisher at Twineham Timber

PUBLISHED: 11:29 13 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:29 13 February 2018

Photo by Philip Traill

Photo by Philip Traill

Philip Traill

Twineham Timber near Haywards Heath produces bespoke locally harvested wood products for local tradespeople and interior designers. Harry Maddock speaks to Gary Fisher

Twineham Timber’s Gary Fisher used to work in London for an international finance house designing global training platforms. “Quite a change,” he says, describing his career path.

The saw mill and joinery outlet that make up Robert Worsley’s Twineham Timber specialise in producing bespoke locally harvested wood products for a range of clients. “Customers started as local tradespeople that needed quality hardwood supply. Now that includes interior designers and we’ve done business for Etch restaurant in Brighton,” says Gary.

The diversity of the workload is great for Gary. “In the photo I’m working on a piece of English elm to be combined with another to make a 3.2m wide dining table top.” The company also produces doors, hallway stands, garden gazebos and staircases. “We also did a very large wood art commission for a client which was on show at the Tate Modern.”

Seeing the process go from the generation of quality stock to the air and kiln-drying phase, all the way to a finished product, is a big privilege for Gary. “We’re turning raw material into something beautiful and meaningful.”

It’s this that inspires the team at Twineham Timber, as Gary explains. “Every Monday there’s an exciting project to look forward to. Clients are coming back to us and saying: ‘I like what you did last time, let’s have a different flavour this time around’. This gives us the opportunity to show what we’re capable of.”

01444 881291; www.twinehamtimber.com

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Sussex Creation is a series by photographer Philip Traill, exploring people in their work environment, capturing the characters and what they do in a single image.

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