Oak house sign

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Translates to

Spirit of the Mist

Made to Order

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A school local to us, was celebrating their 75th Anniversary..

I had heard that they were celebrating by doing all sorts of events, like dressing up in 1940's clothing, an open day for former pupils to come and look around, and other things to get the kids involved with.

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With the 'lines' carved out to represent each persons 'story' through the years between 1939 and 2014.

An off cut was used to add a spine..
The back all left would, a well used book of 75 years

If you would like a piece like this for your school, club or organisation, 

A memorial or for a loved one, please contact me for details.

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7" x 7" English Oak Sign, with Ruby wedding anniversary date, Hand carved into it.

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First word done..    

Here's the finished letter carving..

With a hand blown sphere.. let into the face of the Oak

see Jan 2014 on Blog for full story

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Carved Swan

Made from off cuts of Pine from engine bearers in the yachts I used to build

Painted white and 'washed off''

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Thomas Pocklington Plaque

Mahogany, hand carved 
I was asked to make this plaque, that I then donated to The Thomas Pocklington Trust,
Stourbridge. United Kingdom

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Hobby Horse

Parana Pine and Mahogany hand carved Hobby Horse
made for our eldest daughter Ellie when she was 4.
She's now 18.. and I'm under strict instructions not to sell it..

I also made the bridle and rosettes

On display in a cabinet in The Ruskin Glass Center

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The Torso
Based on the Ian Norbury torso in his Creative Woodcarving book

Made from an off cut of English Oak from a cottage we used to live in.

Here she is in our fireplace..

Sitting on another piece of the same English Oak

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