Welcome to my gallery. Here are a selection of past projects including both speculative and commissioned works. You can click on the images within the gallery to see further details.
Circles and Squares Keepsake Box
Playing with pattern, grain and texture, this keepsake box in American white oak is a development from my earlier console table. The grain of each element has been set in opposition to the next with white finishing oil highlighting the directional change. The end grain buttons were finished clear as contrast elements. This box was created as part of my opening exhibition as a new member of the Makers guild in Wales.
Hall / side table constructed in American white oak with turned, repeat pattern apron decoration and matching stretcher leg ties. The table was finished with a cotton white furniture oil to highlight the open grain of the oak and to make the turned shapes stand out from their shadows.
Part of my submission for entry in to the Makers Guild in Wales. The boxes were constructed in ash and sycamore and are a development of my earlier woven top boxes. The boxes are lined with a range of fabrics and fitted out with sliding trays. Currently on display at Craft in the Bay - Cardiff.
Entrance table with open stowage tray to hold hand bags, hats, scarves etc... Constructed in sycamore with laser engraved facia panel.
Mantle / desk / shelf clocks in oak and ash with decorative corner splines and upholstered dotty dials.
Keepsake / memorial box in native beech with decorative woven lid designed to hold a collection of sentimental letters and small trinket items .
Wedge box in olive ash, American black walnut and ebony. For the containment of special things.
Lamp / side tables turned in European oak with a hand rubbed polyurethane finish. Made to order in a range of timbers.
Keepsake / jewellery / trinket boxes made in sweet chestnut and sycamore with tabu veneered lids and lift out sorting trays.
An un-matched pair of turned boxes in American black walnut and ash with stamped leather and printed cotton lid decoration.
Circles and Squares Console Table
European oak console table with decorative facia panels. The drawer is fitted with internal sorting divisions and lined in a complimentary cotton fabric for the storage of household smalls.
Side tables with pierced heart motifs. Made to order in a range of timbers.
Keepsake box with decorative heart motifs. Made in European oak and American black walnut with a folded leather lid pull.
Sideboard / TV unit constructed in European oak with a sycamore relief pattern set inside a lattice gridwork. Sliding doors run on traditional timber rails with folded leather finger pulls. The sideboard has an internal division with two adjustable shelves and rear access points for wire management. The cabinet was intended to sit beneath a wide screen TV.
Keepsake box with lift off lid. Made in European oak with a sycamore relief pattern set inside a lattice gridwork.
This side table for an entrance hall was made in beech with turned sycamore decoration set within the apron rails.
Haberdashery / collectors chest made in beech with an American black walnut and ebony inlaid flower pattern applied to the base aprons. The traditional dovetail drawers have internal sorting divisions with printed cotton linings and custom leather pulls.
This cabinet was made from locally sourced sweet chestnut and designed as a feature piece to hold occasional use crockery and dining sundries. The cabinet was detailed with pierced panel doors, adjustable shelving and dovetailed drawers with contrasting American black walnut knobs and finger pulls. A slatted stretcher base allows for additional open storage or display.
Keepsake box constructed in sweet chestnut with a woven lid, ebony magnet catch and sliding trays to hold jewellery, trinkets or other such treasures.
Cabinet on stand with decorative woven papercord handles. Constructed in ash and stained mist grey with satin chrome hardware. The storage cabinet sits on a framed stand with an open shelf providing an option for low level display.
This homework desk was designed for laptop use with hidden cable management integrated behind the central stationery drawer. It was constructed in European oak and features decorative finger joinery and a shelf above two smalls drawers to hold a lamp.
Designed to sit with the above desk, this chair was also constructed in European oak with an inset upholstered back rest to introduce some colour.
Keepsake box in European oak with decorative mahogany details.
A pair of side tables with exposed joinery detailing made from recycled mahogany that was cut from an old laboratory worktop.
Cabinet on stand constructed in American black walnut with an inlaid pattern of European oak and maple flowers. The cabinet is fitted out with a pair of drawers and a fixed shelving configuration with decorative aprons that continue the floral theme.
Pair of keepsake boxes in American black walnut, European oak and maple with an abstract pattern of inlaid flowers.
Storage box with flip lid made in ash and American black walnut.
Dining Table & Chairs
Dining suite constructed in locally sourced Welsh ash. Finished with a light oak stain to warm up the colour and a durable hand rubbed polyurethane.
Turned box made in beech and sycamore for housing keys or other such household smalls.
This drinks cabinet was designed to sit within a conservatory. It was constructed in European oak with a glass skylight built in to the top allowing natural daylight to spill in to the preparation area. The cabinet was fitted out with glass shelves and counter top with satin glass door panels that when illuminated by the built in lighting system became a focal point to the room.
A commission to design and make a range of furniture for an entrance porch. The cabinet provides a base for a telephone with storage for directories and sundries. The bench offers a perch to put on shoes with a rack to keep the small floor space uncluttered by footware. The peg board with bracketed shelf were to hang up coats, jackets, hat and scarves. Constructed in European oak.
Inspired by a scaffolding system, this self assembly bookcase slots and locks together without any mechanical fixings. It was constructed in ash with walnut wedged tenons.
Gift boxes with decorative corner splines and a range of lid options constructed in combinations of sweet chestnut, American black walnut, sycamore, beech and ash.
Kitchen Bar Stools
A subcontract commission to design and make a set of six kitchen bar stools. The stools were constructed in European oak with bronze foot rails and custom leather upholstery.