Anthony Cox has turned his back on accountancy in order to pursue what he is truly passionate about – furniture making. He has worked tirelessly for the past few years spending any spare moment in his workshop designing timber furniture. Now, he has made the leap from the corporate life to establishing his own furniture business, Hourglass Woodwork.

Anthony’s life changing decision came after a realisation that he wasn’t making the impact that he was craving. “For almost 15 years, I worked as an accountant for some of the largest businesses in the world. I was hungry to solve problems and make the world a better place. I decided I needed to make a change. I took a risk and turned my back on the corporate life to establish Hourglass Woodwork,” he said.

Anthony’s business aims to build customised furniture, so it is strong and long-lasting, but more importantly built to be used and enjoyed. Hourglass Woodwork differs from other furniture making businesses by being sure to cater to the desires of the customer. With a client-based approach in mind, whether it is hand-picking the right timber, or listening to the specific needs of customers, the team work tirelessly in order to deliver the highest quality furniture which is also a perfect fit for the customer’s home.

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