Charles Oldham - Fine Wood Carvings
Architectural Woodcarving and Restoration

News from Charles Oldham Woodcarving

Continuing the royal theme...


This recent work was for a door surround in Kensington Palace:

Jewellery box for a princess


Commissioned jewellery box for a real princess who was a very satisfied customer:

made in walnut, the interior, complete with secret compartment, fitted by genius perfectionist Paul Walsh,

and photographed here to great effect with some lavish Tom McEwan jewels

15 mins of fame on Flog It!


Today's episode of "Flog It" at last aired a programme I went up to Ragley Hall to be filmed for about a year ago! You can catch up at this link until December 9th. I talked about Grinling Gibbons, showed off some of my work, and encouraged Paul Martin to have a go at carving. Flog It episode Nov 10th

New benches in Rodden meadow


Frome town council held a competition to devise slogans to decorate two new oak benches for a well-loved meadow in the centre of Frome. I carved the lettering as a favour and we toasted their arrival with some local cider! A lovely community project.

Here's photos of me with the slogan writers Tim O'Connor and John Payne

Georgian (brackets) carving


Work in progress on a pair of brackets for a new Georgian house:

Site design by Tickbox - Hosting & management by Fat Graphics