James

Harvest time

Very pleased that my wheatsheaf has been well received by the lovely parishioners of St Peters church in Evercreech.

James

New teaching studio

I've moved my workshop from Frome to the lovely Old School in Walton, deepest Somerset. It's much bigger and I've taken over running regular weekly woodcarving classes. They start up from the end of September on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday mornings. Check out my other website here if you are interested. www.oldschoolcarving.co.uk.

Old School Woodcarving studio, Walton
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Continuing the royal theme...

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

James

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.

James

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