Wednesday, 25 September 2013


Come on over to Zibbet and have a look at some of the great stuff these crafters have for sale, while your there pop into my shop and have a browse.

Monday, 23 September 2013

New selling venue

I have been busy selling online in my Etsy shop and have now opened up a new shop on Zibbet .  I must say that the admin and owners of Zibbet are excellent, very professional and they listen to the concerns and suggestions of their customers.  The owners even take the time to personally answer any queries which gives me a good feeling about this venue, it does not yet have the same amount of traffic as Etsy but hopefully it will gather speed in the coming months.  Zibbet has a real feel good community spirit, give it a chance and you may fall in love.

Monday, 3 October 2011

Kanji Picture Frame

A picture frame for my mother-in-law, it's carved with my daughters name in Kanji (my wife is Japanese) with her birthdate and weight.  The frame is handmade.

Just for fun

Thor's not so mighty wooden mallet.

Carved Celtic Knot

A celtic cross pattern deep carved into pine, I really like the effect of this, will coat in polyurethane and polish up :)

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Bedroom Plaques

Here are a couple of plaques I made Friday. Both are fairly simple.  They are both for childrens bedroom doors.  I repainted the skull and crossbones as originally it looked to polished, and I wanted it to look a bit rougher, so I tried to make sure that brush strokes showed and paint coverage was not perfect.

Thursday, 29 September 2011

I have been busy with my new daughter but am now back on track for building and creating things :) Here are some of the items I have made recently.
Another Dovecote

Small Plaques

Personalised signs with handprints

Personalised gift box

A shop sign for Allcocks Outdoor Store

A Mondrian birdhouse for a very nice lady in Australia

Mayan calendar carved in acrylic

Sign for a friends Japanese Tea House

A large post

Acrylic mantle piece decoration

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Twig Frame and interesting leaf

Twig and plant fibre frame.
  The framed leaf had a trail eaten in it that looked similar to Japanese kanji for the word Ka which means to transform or change.

Cat Bird Table

One of the only things I have built from someone else's plans, it was a request though so i had to do it.
Apparently the cat does not scare real birds away, but in my mind it could give them a false sense of security.

Blue and White, the new Black for birds