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Julian is a passionate artisan and the creative mind behind Makestuff, a renowned workshop in Torquay. With over 30 years of experience, Julian has mastered the art of transforming mainly recycled timber into bespoke furniture and spaces that exude charm and sustainability.

His expertise lies in collaborating closely with clients to bring their visions to life, creating personalised, captivating creations that reflect their individual style and aspirations. Julian’s unwavering commitment to craftsmanship, attention to detail, and love for sustainable practices make him a sought-after talent in the industry, dedicated to crafting unique pieces that leave a lasting impression.