English birch butter knife

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Handcrafted to sit comfortably in your hand with a simple, modern design, these butter knives are a joy to use and will look beautiful on your table each morning alongside a plate of toast.

Made from birch, felled sustainably here in Britain from small independent sawmills who really care about the quality of their timber. Hand-carved and finished in tung oil, made from the nut of the tung tree.

  • length 21cm
  • simply wipe clean with a damp cloth and dry straight away
  • not suitable for dishwashers
  • oil every few months to keep it hydrated using wood balm

Selwyn House

Selwyn House is formed by Sean Best and Ellie Smalls, who met studying Fine Art at Leeds Arts University.

Always drawn to making things, Sean bought a second-hand lathe and began teaching himself woodturning. Combining their creative talents, Sean & Ellie began to create small-batch handmade tableware from the best British-grown timbers they could get their hands on.

Read the full story behind the makers