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 Jeremy Broun creates unique furniture and other objects  using structure as the aesthetic, exploring form, material, technique and function. A celebration of the potential of wood to say something new in each piece and to hopefully hand down.

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About Jeremy Broun

Jeremy Broun established a small furniture workshop in Bath in 1973 and without any capital and with limited tools created his own unique style of furniture designs shaped very much by those limitations. Early travels to Scandinavia and later a Churchill Travel Scholarship to Sweden, Finland and Italy

visiting factories and workshops influenced his approach. His jouney is documented in a series of videos called The Carpenter's Tale.  

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Jeremy Broun's lifetime passion for wood and furniture has culminated in a major project called 'Furniture Today' - where he uniquely documents the designer maker revolution against a historical backcloth of furniture dating back to the Magna Carta. He tells the inside story of the 1970s British Craft Furniture Revival that he was part of and which has paved the way for the work of today. Watch preview videos 

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Tree Custodian

A wildlife retreat with a river flowing into the Atlantic, Jeremy Broun is custodian of some oak trees. Here is the birdhide on stilts he built that withstands flooding. 
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The Alan Peters Furniture Award

This prestigious award celebrates the legacy of one of Britain's greatest furniture designer makers. Jeremy Broun is organizer and one of the judges. The award now runs every two years - the next one is planned for 2024 and will be an online event (as in 2021).

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2022  Award (left to right) Tom Inman (Highly Commended), Robin Johnson (Commended), Matt Tyson (2nd prize), Jeff Maker (1st prize), Philip Gay (3rd prize), Freya Whamond (guest judge), Jeremy Broun (organizer/judge) and Andrew Lawton (judge).

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Award winning Publications

A woodworking author since 1989 Jeremy Broun's books include the pioneer book on creative routing and the Top UK Authors award 'The Encyclopedia of Woodworking Techniques'. Currently he publishes his own range of hardback books with linked online video content, plus a range of video integrated ebooks available at
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Jeremy Broun is a trained illustrator who uses a distinctive line drawing style in his publications

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Jeremy Broun

t: +44 1225 332738

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