Richard with carved door and jewellery box
Studio Door: carved in sweet chestnut, and set in a painted surround this door is designed to ward off misfortunes of all sorts, and bring a smile to your face!
A Whitehaven totem pole.
This carved ancient beam from a Beckermet barn is my take on the sometimes harsh history of Whitehaven. The faces show the origins of industry in the area – fishing, mining, smelting, world wide trade, railways. Finally Margaret Thatcher is seen turning the world upside down- but her nemesis is descending upon her. The carving stands about 5 feet high.
Box carved in lime, based on tribal box used to contain cosmetics