Martin Saban-Smith is an outstanding, natural and professional woodturning demonstrator. His passion is turning bowls and all that it entails – which is extensive. His technical skills and his innate ability to convey the right message to the appreciative audience of enthusiastic woodturners across the globe, is second to none. He pioneered the importance of Zoom demonstrations, particularly during Covid, which has created a wide following of ‘keen to improve’ woodturners. ‘Demos’ don’t just happen, they have to be planned in detail, with the right content, and executed with perfection. Martin ticks all those boxes and more. He is an extremely likeable and humble woodturner and his followers just can’t get enough – quite simply because they learn so much from his easy and informative style.