William Morris is attributed with saying, “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” - I aim to make the “products” (for want of a better word) that I make live up to this ideal. I also try to add a bit of fun and irreverence where possible…
Everything on this page can be purchased from our Shop.
Carved from solid Black Walnut - limited edition of 169.
Ace of Spades Beer Opener
Magnetic beer cap catcher - Ash wood with walnut inlay.
My revolutionary design for a cheese board. Walnut inlay into maple butcher block.
Wooden bowl design has long been influenced by the shape of the tools used to carve them such as the lathe, adze and gouge. I like to explore non-traditional shapes for this most simple but beautiful of functional objects.
Amorphous Bowl 1
Carved from solid walnut wood. Catalogue #CEORF00007
Organic Bowl 1
Flowing organic shape carved from solid walnut.
Organic Bowl 2
Sculpted organic shape with rectangular supports carved from solid walnut.
Simple Small Pentagon
Small shallow pentagon shaped maple bowl with ridged outer shape.
Things with purpose that I have made for myself or or for home.
Battery powered electric guitar amplifier made from oak and beech kitchen worktop.
Electronics and speaker from Jam Jar Amps. Catalogue #CEORF00005
Pencil Holder Experiment
Interlocking rotated ovals of chestnut.
Oak shelves with walnut verticals made to fit space.
Split-vertical chestnut shelves with bow-tie decoration on sides.
Some ideas are hard to shake once you’ve thought about them, until they are made real…
Abraham Lincoln's Death Mask
Life-size oak butcher-block replica, created from Smithsonian Museum 3D data.
Full size wooden replica of an AK-47 and snooker cue combined.
I made this small coffin to put the tools I break into.
Oversized letters that can be used to let someone know you’ve squabbled with whether your ready to make up or not… Video Link (not for children - unless they like swear words).
I am not a sign maker but do end up making them occasionally. The challenge of working in wood to make a sign is always interesting…
Oak plaque with painted letters and raised oak letter “e”.
Old Plough House - Replica Sign
Two copies made of clients original sign from their house.
Poppy Memorial Sign
Walnut poppy inlay into ash. Poppy was hand-carved after maching cutting to create texture and undercut petals.
Kopi Luwak Sign
Sign for a friend making fun of civet poo coffee…
Cherry wood house sign with carved letters and texture border.
The eclectic selection on this page shows the variety of commissioned work I get involved in. These projects are often challenging but enjoyable, whether its working to specific drawings or getting involved earlier in the design cycle to provide input on the aesthetics and engineering.
If you have a project you’d like to discuss with me then please send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Replica of an original 17th century mantelpiece, made in conjunction with Thomas Philpott Cabinet Makers.