Stuart Batty is a third generation apprenticed woodturner, who started turning at the age of 10 under the expert tutelage of his father Allen Batty. Stuart became a professional production turner and woodturning teacher at the age of 16. Stuart has taught around the world for over 38 years in twelve countries and all 50 states in the USA. Stuart also creates a limited number of art pieces, one of which is in the White House.