Penlan Crafts

Contact name: Stef Palazzi
Total bookings
over 1 year
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Courses, kits & gifts

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Basic automata and mechanical toy making
Next date: Aug 11th
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Wooden mechanical toy (automata) making
Next date: Aug 11th

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
1 Aug 22'

Ollii Park reviewed: Wooden mechanical toy (automata) making

"Stef and I had an incredible day together working on a mechanical toy. His insight into the mechanics and his generosity left me beyond satisfied with what I had paid for. At the start of the day, I threw a curveball in his direction, discussing an entirely new mechanism for a concept I had, and without a beat, he jumped onboard, and we spent the rest of the day prototyping and creating a working concept for me to take home. I cannot thank Stef enough for his open thinking and expertise, an incredibly rewarding, enjoyable day and I will definitely be contacting him again! "

Penlan Crafts responded:

" I am the one that should thank you Ollii! I had a lot of fun designing and building something new with you. You are very creative, and a very skilfull craftsman, and it was a pleasure (and a challenge, sometimes!) putting my (limited) knowledge at your disposal for your new project. I’d be happy to continue exchanging ideas and to further discuss the concept… "

30 Jul 22'

Mark reviewed: Wooden mechanical toy (automata) making

"What a superb day, Nothing was too much hassle for Stef. Unbelievable patient and hugely knowledgable , I can’t recommend the course enough. Thank you"

Penlan Crafts responded:

" Thank you for your kind review Mark! Best regards, Stef"

3 Jul 22'

Paul reviewed: Wooden mechanical toy (automata) making

"What a fantastic day and what a fantastic talented guy. Stef was very welcoming and could not do enough for me. I would recommend this day to anyone. My granddaughter loves Collin the caterpillar and will for years to come. Thank you so much Stef."

Penlan Crafts responded:

" Hi Paul, thank you very much! Glad you enjoyed the day, it was a pleasure meeting you! All the best"

29 Jun 22'

Stephanie reviewed: Wooden mechanical toy (automata) making

"I can't recommend this course enough, it was just brilliant. The course was a birthday gift for my brother-in-law and he absolutely loved it. Stef was fantastic at communicating with me and organising the gift and Paul my BIL was so thrilled with the day and couldn't wait to show us all what he had made. Thank you Stef, we'll be back."

Penlan Crafts responded:

" Dear Stephanie and Paul, thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure meeting and working with Paul, he is a very talended and commited student :) I am very happy that his baby grandaughter loves "Colin the Caterpillar" and I hope she will enjoy it also growing up! All the very best, Stef"

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