Ar’tful a. (of person or action) Crafty; skilful execution as an object itself;
1.Imitative or imaginative skill applied to design.
Bo~dgern. Craftsman specialising in pole-lathe turning (esp. 19th Century maker
of chair components).
I am Peter Murray, otherwise known as the Artful Bodger.
I make unique craft products from spoons to Windsor chairs using traditional techniques
and tools. I also run courses teaching greenwood working and woodland craft, including
spoon carving, stool making, pole lathe turning and chair making. I completed a
three year Coppice Craft Apprenticeship and now work from a woodland workshop at
Abbey Home Farm near Cirencester.
Abbey Home Farm is a brilliant organic farm, with an award winning organic farm
shop and cafe, a range of accommodation options and walks through its 100 acres of
I help to manage these woodlands and source most of the wood for my courses and products