Tag Archives: Gothic

The Grand Romantic Video

The first part of “The Grand Romantic Gesture” is now available to view, just click on the link above. This sets out the reasoning and takes you through to the finish of a wood carving which is the basis of … Continue reading

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A Plumbers Mirror

There are two ways a business can go, you can be single minded, focused on a particular product or service and if your lucky you will find the customers who want just that, or you can go the way my … Continue reading

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Is it Sculpture or is it Art?

The alternative title is “It looks so big in the workshop”. For those of you who have seen my previous posts you will know that I was invited to exhibit one of my works at the Canary Wharf Winter Lights … Continue reading

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Support an endangered craft

Another unusual day in my workshop, I wanted to start off by making a joke about how I need to control my apprentice but firstly I don’t have an apprentice and secondly someone would take it out of context and I would … Continue reading

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Wooden Box wins First Prize

 As Halloween rapidly approaches I thought I would recount an old story that happened to me a few years ago. My local Authority every year puts on a town show every September and as part of that they have a … Continue reading

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Don’t you hate principles

One of the projects I have been working on for a while is a pair of Gothic thrones. Each throne is made up of 16 separate pieces of wood, all of which have now been shaped, in some cases turned, … Continue reading

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