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Living by the sea, descended from a sea faring family, and a long career serving as an engineer in the navy, some would say Peter has salt in his blood.“Driftwood is so beautiful and calming, I always wonder where the driftwood has come from and which seas and oceans it has travelled before washing up on the Kent coast. To preserve its natural beauty, I never cut any individual pieces, so they always maintain their original form.”In keeping with their minimalistic contemporary design, these artworks are mounted on beech ply bases. The natural colours and simple lines of the plywood contrast beautifully with the signature black spindle on which each piece is mounted.All of Peter’s work is created in his garden studio and every sculpture unique. After a lengthy washing and drying process, a two-stage treatment is carried out to eradicate the possibility of any wood boring insects. Pieces of driftwood are then carefully drilled and held in place by wooden rods. Only once he is entirely satisfied, does the sculpture gain its signed nail head inserted into the underside of the base.