Mythological characters

Cedar mythological carvings

September 18, 2016

Three mythological characters carved in Cedar

Wood Spirits

Spirit Coffee Table

May 2, 2016

Spirit Coffee Table in Sycamore

Irish Celtic Craft Shop Dame Street Dublin

Green Man Shop Sign

May 2, 2016

Shop sign in Oak for Irish Celtic Craft Shop, Dublin

Celtic Goddess of War

The Morrigan

May 2, 2016

Celtic Goddess of War carved in Lime

The Morrigan

Ploughing Championships 2015

May 2, 2016

Carving for Husqvarna at Ploughing Championships 2015

Sycamore and Black Oak

Green Man

May 2, 2016

Green Man in Sycamore on a Black Oak background

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

Mullingar

Mullingar Town Park Carving

May 2, 2016

The Norse & The Gael

The Last Druid

The Last Druid

February 11, 2014

Carved from Lime.

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.

Green Man Newel Post

Green Man Newel Post

February 11, 2014

Me with a Green Man newel post that I was commissioned by a client to carve and install. Carved in Oak and had several coats of Danish oil applied to give it a nice natural lustre.

Danu the Mother

Danu the Mother and the Watcher

February 11, 2014

This sculpture is of Danu, the Mother Goddess and was carved from Horse Chestnut. It was commissioned by Caravantasia in Tipperary as a point of interest for their campsite.

Green Man

Green Man

January 29, 2014

Carved as an interior wall piece. This was the miniature for the Green Man of Uisneach and carved in Lime.

Oak Spirit

Oak Spirit

January 29, 2014

Oak panel carved for a client who wanted the elements of the Oak tree to appear with the spirit.

Salmon of Knowledge

Salmon of Knowledge

January 29, 2014

The mythical salmon who lived in the River Boyne. Carved in Lime and mounted on an Oak panel.

Lugh

Lugh

January 29, 2014

A lovely picture showing how wood patinates to a silver colour after a few years of exposure to the elements.

Image ©Copyright John Dix

Wise Wood Spirit

Wise Wood Spirit

January 29, 2014

Carved in Elm and looking slightly melancholy!

The Reaper

The Reaper

January 29, 2014

Had this idea in my head for a long time – a Lime mask set into a Bog Oak root.

Oak-King-1

The Oak King

January 28, 2014

This Oak log became the Oak King and was carved for Belvedere House and Gardens, Co. Westmeath in 2010.

Lugh of the Sun

Lugh of the Sun

January 27, 2014

This is Lugh, one of the legendary leaders of the Tuatha de Danann. It was carved from Ash and lives on the Hill of Uisneach, Co Westmeath.

Boru

Boru

January 27, 2014

The King of Thomond! Brian Boru who lived from 941 – 1014 carved in Lime and framed in Bog Oak.

Lugh minature

Lugh minature

January 27, 2014

Another carving of Lugh in Lime set into an undulating Bog Oak base. His head band is also from Bog Oak.

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Amergin the Druid

January 27, 2014

The finished sculpture of Amergin just having been sealed with oil.