James Seat 2

James’ Seat

July 16, 2017

Memorial bench in Oak.

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The Children of Lír

July 16, 2017

35ft Redwood carving. Private Commission.

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The Golfer

July 16, 2017

Onsite sculpture in Oak at Fota Island Golf Course

Wood Carving

From Little Acorns

July 16, 2017

From Little Acorns in Cedar and Oak. Father Flanagan Memorial Garden, Ballymoe, Co Roscommon.

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Neptune

July 16, 2017

Demo carving for National Forestry Show.

Wood Carving

Oscar

July 16, 2017

6 foot high Oscar statue in painted Cedar

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St Thomas the Apostle

July 16, 2017

St Thomas the Apostle in Cedar. Rosemount Church, Co. Westmeath.

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The Druid and the Apprentice

July 16, 2017

Ash onsite carving. Private residence Dublin.

Fairy Houses

Fairy Village

July 16, 2017

Fairy Village in Ash. Carved on site in Ballinahown, Co Westmeath.

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The Friendly Wizard

July 16, 2017

The Friendly Wizard. Private commission. Carved on site.

Baron of Balrothery 3

The Baron of Balrothery

July 16, 2017

The Baron of Balrothery in Beech. Carved on site at Balrothery, Co. Dublin.

Pangur Ban

An Pangur Bán

September 18, 2016

An Pangur Bán stump carving in Oak

The Hare, the Fox and the Owl

The Hare, The Fox and The Owl

September 18, 2016

The Hare, The Fox and The Owl in Ash

Salmon of Knowledge

Salmon of Knowledge

September 18, 2016

Salmon of Knowledge in Sycamore

Grainne

Diarmuid and Gráinne

September 18, 2016

Carvings of Diarmuid and Grainne in Ash with some colour

Children of Lir

Children of Lir

September 18, 2016

Children of Lir stump carving in Sycamore

winter

Winter is Coming!

September 18, 2016

Game of Thrones inspired Winter is Coming coloured carving in Cedar

Mohawk Carving

Mohawk Girl

September 18, 2016

Mohawk Girl carved in Cedar with paint and accessories applied

Mythological characters

Cedar mythological carvings

September 18, 2016

Three mythological characters carved in Cedar

seat

Owl seat

September 18, 2016

Owl pod seat in Spanish Chestnut

Monks

The Monks

September 18, 2016

Four Lime fat monks done for private commission

eagle

Eagle

September 18, 2016

American Bald Headed Eagle carved in Cedar with paint applied

Salmon and Otter

Otter and Salmon

September 18, 2016

An otter and salmon carved in Cedar with some paint detail

moon gazing hare

Hares

September 18, 2016

Hares carved in Cedar and Oak

Barn Owl

Owls

September 18, 2016

A selection of Cedar owls with some colour applied.

Wood Spirits

Spirit Coffee Table

May 2, 2016

Spirit Coffee Table in Sycamore

Cocker Spaniel Carving

Ruby

May 2, 2016

Cocker Spaniel carved in Yew

The Young Scholar at Colaiste Mhuire Mullingar

The Young Scholar

May 2, 2016

The Young Scholar carved in Sequia (Californian Redwood)

Irish Celtic Craft Shop Dame Street Dublin

Green Man Shop Sign

May 2, 2016

Shop sign in Oak for Irish Celtic Craft Shop, Dublin

wood carvings

Pair of White Barn Owls

May 2, 2016

Hand painted Barn Owls in Cedar

Horses Head

Horse Heads

May 2, 2016

Horses Heads in Cedar

Celtic Goddess of War

The Morrigan

May 2, 2016

Celtic Goddess of War carved in Lime

Memorial Carving

Remembrance Carving

May 2, 2016

Butterflies – Remembrance carving for local hospital

The Morrigan

Ploughing Championships 2015

May 2, 2016

Carving for Husqvarna at Ploughing Championships 2015

Birds of Prey

Owls

May 2, 2016

Barn Owl and Long Eared Owl in Cedar

Sycamore and Black Oak

Green Man

May 2, 2016

Green Man in Sycamore on a Black Oak background

Street Artist Tag

Street Artist Tag

May 2, 2016

“Doze” tag in Lime and Sapelle

Caribbean

“Les” the Rasta

May 2, 2016

Rastafarian carved in Cedar and hand painted

Bog Oak Staffs

Celtic Boar Head Staffs

May 2, 2016

Family crest staffs carved in Bog Oak and Hazel

Horse

Aonbarr

May 2, 2016

Celtic Stallion in Sycamore

Fun Carving

Bad Ass Wood Spirit

May 2, 2016

Quirky Spirit carved in Red Birch

Rolling Stones

Rock Legend Caricatures

May 2, 2016

Steve Tyler and Mick Jagger in Caricature

Santa

Santas

May 2, 2016

Old World Santas

Mullingar

Mullingar Town Park Carving

May 2, 2016

The Norse & The Gael

Totem Pole

Dublin Zoo Totems

May 2, 2016

Haida Totems for Sea Lion Cove, Dublin Zoo

Gargoyle

Gargoyle

May 2, 2016

Cedar Carver Gargoyle

Death

Death

May 2, 2016

Death Limewood Mask

Bird wood carving

Golden Eagle in Flight

January 12, 2015

Eagle in flight carved in Cedar.

Fun wood carving

Caricature Carving

January 12, 2015

Having a bit of fun! Carved in Cedar.

Wood Carving Salmon Fish

The Salmon of Knowledge

January 12, 2015

Carved in Cedar.

Log Carving

The Green Man of Sylvan Park

January 12, 2015

Beech wood stump carved on site in to a huge Green Man with descriptive lettering.

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My exhibition “Hidden in Wood”

July 10, 2014

Very excited to have my first solo exhibition open tonight in Mullingar

My new workspace

April 29, 2014

Busy and exciting times ahead as I am building an extension to my woodcarving studio. I’ve added an extra room to give me more space for timber storage, tuition and more importantly to give me more space to carve.

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Carve a Tree Spirit Signage

February 25, 2014

Carve a Tree Spirit signage on an Oak panel

Mini Wizards

Mini Wizards

February 11, 2014

Small indoor Wizards carved from Hazel with Western Red Cedar hats.

The Wizard

The Wizard

February 11, 2014

9’ tall wizard carved from a Monterey Pine log, carved during the 2013 National Ploughing Championships as part of the Husqvarna arena.

The Place of Gratitude

The Place of Gratitude Sign

February 11, 2014

Sign commissioned for a garden and carved in Iroko.

The Legacy Flame

The Legacy Flame

February 11, 2014

This 8’ Lawson Cypress log carving was commissioned by the National Animal Rescue Centre for their Memorial/Legacy Garden in Co Longford

Mad Spirits

Mad Spirits

February 11, 2014

A selection of Mad Spirits carved from Lime

Spirit of Nature

Spirit of Nature

February 11, 2014

This was a fork from a lovely old Ash tree which was unfortunately diseased and had to be felled. We salvaged this section of the tree and sited it in a shady spot. The idea of the design is to depict the “Nature Spirit” that runs through all of nature. Included in the design are an owl, squirrel, horse, dog, cat and some oak and ash leaves.

Sleepy Crinkle

Sleepy Crinkle Sign

February 11, 2014

This sign was commissioned by a playschool and was carved in Red Cherry. I added hazelnuts and leaves to the sign as it had special meaning to the client.

Make a Wish

Make a Wish Sign

February 11, 2014

Sign for a wishing well in a public garden.

Kona Signage

Kona Signage

February 11, 2014

This log sign was commissioned for a client to display the Kona bicycle brand name in an imposing and physical way. It was carved from an 8’ Lime log.

The Last Druid

The Last Druid

February 11, 2014

Carved from Lime.

Skull

Skull

February 11, 2014

Carved from Spanish Chestnut and coated several times with Shellac.

Mask

Mask

February 11, 2014

Mask corbel carved in Lime.

Wood Spirit

Wood Spirit

February 11, 2014

Typical Wood Spirit in Elm.

Smiling Spirit

Smiling Wood Spirit

February 11, 2014

Carved in Irish Elm. The tree unfortunately had to be felled because of disease, so I decided to make this guy a happy spirit.

Dragon

Celtic Dragon

February 11, 2014

Carved in Lime.

Fish

High Relief Fish

February 11, 2014

A deep relief of a stylised Celtic fish carved in Lime and framed with a black picture frame in Obeche.

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