Oxford Oak – Oxford Artweeks 2024 Invite

Oxford Oak Artweeks 2024 Invite

You are warmly invited to our Open Workshop!

Open 10am-6pm, Sat/Sun 18/19th May 2024

Venue Oxford Oak, The Sylva Wood Centre, Little Wittenham Rd, Long Wittenham, OX14 4QT

Come and try out our new Oak & Steel bench, as installed at the Oudolf Landscape, RHS Garden Wisley.

See oak furniture in progress in our workshops, and discuss any projects you may have in mind.

We’re opening as part of the Sylva Wood Centre Artweeks Event, Venue 430, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There will be lots to see and do, including open workshops for fine furniture, exhibitions, live demonstrations, and a great cafe.

Find out about professional and short woodworking courses, visit the Future Forest, and explore the reconstructed Anglo-Saxon house.

Cycle stands, car parking.

Find out more here


Best wishes

Rodas Irving
Oxford Oak

Oak Garden Dining Chairs

Oak Dining Chairs

Oak garden dining chairs – part of the Alex range

These versatile dining chairs have been designed to complement our Alex range of outdoor dining tables. However, they are equally at home making an informal seating area, perfect with an Alex side table for refreshments.

These substantial dining chairs are built out of solid oak in our Oxfordshire workshops, with traditional oak pegged mortise and tenon joints.

Alex range of outdoor seating

Christ Church Oxford Meadow Bench

Oxford Oak Meadow Bench

Oxford Oak were commissioned by Christ Church Oxford to make a new bench for Christ Church Meadows. These Grade 1 listed meadows form a beautiful tranquil leafy green space in Oxford city centre.

The Meadow Bench has been designed to sit harmoniously within the vast open landscape of the Meadows, with a contemporary minimal design, generous proportions and a low profile. Constructed in oak, with traditional mortice and tenon joints held together with oak pegs. The top of the seat is subtly curved to shed rainwater. Galvanised stand-offs and robust proportions are designed for longevity.

The hand carved inscription is by Brian Hempsted, of Hand Cut Signs.

We installed it earlier this week with much appreciated help and guidance from Head Gardener John James and his team.

If you’re in Oxford and would like to test it out, the Meadow Bench can be found along the Cherwell Path, next to the Jubilee Bridge. From here you can enjoy views along the River Cherwell, and over the Meadows to the historic Christ Church buildings. Seats six.