Freshly oiled bowls drying outside for a change!
Thursday, 17 May 2018
Wednesday, 2 May 2018
All my work has a surface texture created by the tool used. This is both tactile and functional. The cut created by a razor-sharp tool is superior to that produced by sanding. I have just taken delivery of a texturing adze used by the North West Coast indigenous people for finishing their wonderful carvings, notably totem poles.
This has a light blade with a sprung handle which creates a chip rather than cutting into the surface. It takes time to get to know a new tool but I'm pleased with the feel of this adze and the surface created:
Wednesday, 20 September 2017
New work in the Ultramarine range will be on display at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern 23rd to 24th September with the Worcestershire Guild.
Friday, 16 June 2017
I am teaching a 2 day bowl carving course at the Greenwood Centre, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire close to the Ironbridge Gorge. Details available here: carving course
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
This is a 'must see' event, so if you are in the south west make sure you come to visit the show. Lots of new work on display with hand-hewn bowls from small to huge and a ladle tree display - you need to come to find out what that is!
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
If you would like to come to see, and feel, the work first hand then please contact me to arrange a visit either by 'phone on 07779 967 710, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. I don't have set hours so it isn't possible to just turn up.