CHARLIE WHINNEY is the one of the world’s top experts in the dark art of steam bending. Sculptural furniture commissions and his enormous fine-art installations can be found in embassies, luxury hotels and private collections all around the world with recent work in Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Ireland, France as well as the UK and USA. For the past ten years he has taught from his workshop at the heart of the UNESCO Lake District National Park in the UK. He did his first workshop in America last summer at MASW, which was a huge success. Charlie is a genuine and passionate teacher that is keen to share his insights and knowledge.