This was made with carpenter Kevin Lloyd. The bench is made from oak with carved details and with carved fish swimming through the legs.
Owl Picnic Table
This oak picnic table is one of two that were made. They have carved wildlife in 3d and in relief and are very robust being constructed using 3 inch oak planks.
This spider now is part of the schools play equipment, it measured 10ft in diameter and was made from oak.
This dragon is part of a playground and is in three pieces with carved saddles for the children to sit on.
Story Telling Area
The main chair was carved at the English open Chainsaw carving Competition and then found a home at this school. I was then asked to create 4 other oak benches with wildlife to create this unique story area.
Bears in the Boat
The three bears floating down the river was carved at the APF show in 2012 from redwood.
This 8ft oak book chair features multiple books with some having the authors engraved on the spines, a owl reading at the top and a bookworm munching through the pages on the rhs.
This bear holding a log with his axe is approximately 4ft tall and carved from cedar.
This big pile of books was carved from a beach felled for safety reasons. It features famous authors on the spines of the books.
Staircase and Throne
This staircase to throne was carved at Winkworth arboretum from a fallen specimen oak. I used other sweet chestnut and oak to create the handrail. I used some of the tree after i milled it to create the throne backrest.
Acorn and leaves
This 4ft tall acorn with 5-6ft leaves all carved from oak is a centrepiece on a roundabout in the borough. The sign also with small carved acorns was made by myself. A good example of a laser cut sign.
This maze was carved using 4 inch think oak boards. This is one of the biggest projects I've competed and took nearly 3 months.
This is one of two picnic tables to seat 18 people each. They were made from one 400 year old pine tree that fell over on the estate. The tables are approx 24 ft long each and feature carvings on the supports.
Scouting memorial bench
This oak bench was made for a church area in memory of people within scouting that passed away.
Hummingbird and owls
This was one of many carvings that were carved at chorleywood house around the site of a old pond. This one features a 6ft dragonfly 16ft up on the top and three owls in a hollow. Squirrels and butterfly's are also attached to the trunk. This whole job was carved with fellow carver Dave Flemons who assists me on my larger projects. We carved about 14 carvings on that site.
Polar bear and cub
This is carved from sycamore and stands approx 6ft high.
Was finally installed next to a pond with some other carved benches and picnic tables.
This was a memorial bench with words routed into the backrest. It was installed in a church yard.
Dinosaur play area
This play area of a dinosaur was carved from oak in 12 pieces then installed by a contractor into a earth mound.
Bear picnic table
This piece was the winning carving at the competition and will defends his title he also won in 2012. Carved from one piece of redwood.
Carved for a film being made Summer 2015.
This oak bumblebee was carved as part of some outdoor play for the children to climb and sit on.
This 6ft heron with turtles was carved from oak and then transported on a raft to the centre of a lake and installed.
Water themed seating area
This 400 year old pine tree was 8ft in diameter before carving started and was carved into a water themed seating area with three seats, a dragonfly, heron, beaver, fish in a stream and some ducks.
Bear in hollow log forestry
This was carved at the Forest discovery day at Wendover woods.
Oak bench carved with two squirrels for Leavesden country park.
Bear pen pots
These 8-10inch bears have hollow backs to store pens etc on desks.
Wizard girls school
This multistemed tree was carved into a wizard with birds. The arms were joined on as the tree was not wide enough.
Bears and owls
These were made for show stock and for garden centre supply.
This traditional totem was carved from a existing cedar tree in the school grounds. It stands about 30ft tall and 4-5ft in diameter at the base.
An existing oak tree was transformed into a gnome house in a Bromley woodland. The door and windows were made from the top of the tree after being milled on site.
Owl arch school
This arch was the start of the woodland trail in this Croydon schools grounds.
Oak memorial bench.
Owl keeping wizard
Carved from oak at the English open chainsaw carving competition.
static location is near Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.