The Woodturners Kauri Gallery - Rick Taylor

Welcome to Rick Taylor's studio - watch him wood turning, creating amazing ancient kauri bowls, platters, hollow pots, pens, tea lights and more in his studio which is adjoining his gallery. Rick has been turning for over 30 years. Best kauri in NZ.

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Rick Taylor recovered ancient kauri from swamplands near his home in Dargaville on the Kauri Coast, in Northland during 2000 to 2003. He had samples carbon dated - the results show that the ancient kauri had been buried for around 3860 years. After spending 3 years working in the swamp he then dried the ancient kauri in special dry sheds and today you can visit and see the results of that work. Rick Taylor has been wood turning for over 30 years and now offers tuition in wood turning. From basic 1 day beginners course through to advance wood turning. individual tuition and this be arranged for any day.Prior notice is required.Wood turning blanks, slabs, pen blanks,coffee table top pieces and his special wood turning tools are for sale.

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The Woodturners Kauri Gallery - Rick Taylor, 4 Murdoch St,, Mangawhare, Dargaville, Northland, 0310, New Zealand.

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