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Jordi Pladevall Arxé

  • La Torneria
  • Woodturner
  • Torelló, Spain
  • Master Artisan
Jordi Pladevall Arxé Woodturner
Catalan, English, French, Spanish
By appointment only
+34 650589385
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The turner of Torelló

  • • Jordi learned from his father and grandfather
  • • He began his career designing jewellery pieces with wood
  • • Since 2017 he has been in charge of the family workshop

Jordi Pladevall employs the techniques of woodturning and carpentry. Both his father and grandfather were dedicated to the same craftsmanship, so Jordi claims to have the turning in his blood. He likes everything about working with his hands and materialising concepts and ideas. His sources of inspiration are ceramicists, nature and its organic forms. For him, his work consists of creating pieces that his clients can enjoy as unique experiences, he likes his designs to be used on a day-to-day basis. Pladevall considers a job to be well done when a series of basic criteria are met in terms of idea, technique, details and finishes. His hometown is Torelló in Barcelona, a region closely linked to woodturning.

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Analog table clock

The Analog table clock is made of natural cherry wood. The ash needles have been cut and adjusted manually.

Height 4 cm
Diameter 10 cm

Photo: © Cristina Garrido Crespo

This decorative vase is made of local poplar wood. This collection of wooden vases is inspired by the traditional forms of Spanish ceramics.

Height 20 cm
Diameter 14 cm

Photo: © Cristina Garrido Crespo
Tray #1

This decorative tray is made of American cherry wood. The shape and fine lines are based on mid-century Danish designs.

Height 4.5 cm
Diameter 25 cm

Photo: © Cristina Garrido Crespo
Wooden pendant lamp

This screen pendant lamp is made of ash wood. Its satin black details, such as the bowl or the bulb holder, were made using the Japanese shou sugi ban technique.

Height 25 cm
Diameter 30 cm

Photo: © Cristina Garrido Crespo
Jewellery box

This small box is made of 60-years-old walnut wood. It is ideal for keeping jewellery such as rings or other types of small and delicate objects.

Height 4 cm
Diameter 5 cm

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