The Channel 4 series, Good with Wood, will see contestants put to the test in a new, six-part factual entertainment series from Plimsoll Productions.
Presented by Mel Giedroyc, Good With Wood sees a group of woodworkers challenged to craft beautiful and ambitious builds to exacting briefs over a series of competitive rounds.
Each episode centres around a ‘Big Build’ in which the contestants will create large and imaginative wooden structures and objects, as judges scrutinise their designs, techniques and skills.
Karen Plumb, head of factual entertainment, Plimsoll Productions, said: “In a throwaway world, more and more people are turning to woodwork to connect them to nature and their creativity. We’re delighted to be making this escapist and ambitious competition for Channel 4.”
Daniel Fromm, commissioning editor, Channel 4 Popular Factual, said: “Joyous, insightful and entertaining, this series is feel-good Fact Ent and an antidote to our times, as it celebrates the extraordinary craftsmanship and artistry of the country’s finest woodworkers.”
Good With Wood is produced by Plimsoll Productions, from its Cardiff office, and the executive producers are Grant Mansfield and Karen Plumb.
It was commissioned for Channel 4 by Bristol-based Daniel Fromm through the Factual Entertainment department.
The series will be distributed worldwide by Magnify Media.
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