Fantasy And Fairytales Inspire Shaftesbury Woodturner’s New Business

It’s over two years since a devastating fire destroyed Darren Wheeler’s woodturning workshop at West Melbury business park.

Darren tells us how he has bounced back, thanks to the support of local people and his love of the North Dorset countryside. In our Alfred interview, he shares his passion and enthusiasm for working with wood.

Darren Wheeler

This week, Darren has launched a new business which offers him a different creative outlet – he’s sculpting magical fairytale inspired works of art from wood.