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Collaboration with ChainsawBars.Co.Uk 1200 900 Simon O'Rourke

Collaboration with ChainsawBars.Co.Uk

We thought we’d take the opportunity of a lull in new sculptures to share some more from ‘behind the scenes’.  There are so many companies…

Sculpture for Historic Property 420 630 Simon O'Rourke

Sculpture for Historic Property

alsoOne of the things Simon has enjoyed over the years, is creating sculpture for historic property. These projects usually combine Simon’s love of human form…

When Poppy met Stihl! 1536 2048 Simon O'Rourke

When Poppy met Stihl!

We thought this would be a good week for something a little different, and a little fun. Simon has been sponsored by Stihl since 2017.…

A Bespoke Tawny Owl Sculpture 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

A Bespoke Tawny Owl Sculpture

One of the things that Simon was known for early on in his career was carving owls! Although he prefers human form, his attention to…

Creating an Oak Maiden 720 960 Simon O'Rourke

Creating an Oak Maiden

There are two approaches to tree carving that Simon practices. The first is to design the piece, and then find timber suitable for the project.…

On Working with Acton Health and Safety 720 960 Simon O'Rourke

On Working with Acton Health and Safety

One of our goals for this year, is to share a few blogs that take you behind-the-scenes, to give you a better idea of ‘life…

The Marbury Lady Sculpture 960 960 Simon O'Rourke

The Marbury Lady Sculpture

Those of you follow Simon on social media will have already seen his stunning Marbury Lady sculpture. The sculpture is inspired by a ghost story…

A Bespoke Sign for The Joshua Tree 600 450 Simon O'Rourke

A Bespoke Sign for The Joshua Tree

Many of you will have read in Simon’s biography that his is in illustration. Tree carving started for him while he was working for Acorn…

Capenhurst Woodland Scene 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Capenhurst Woodland Scene

If you saw this Facebook post back in January, you’ll know that Simon’s first completed project of this year was the Capenhurst Woodland Scene. This…

The Great Resc-yew (rescue): Two Towers and a Dragon 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

The Great Resc-yew (rescue): Two Towers and a Dragon

Two Towers and a dragon. Sorry, nothing to do with the movie! Although if you enjoy Tolkien, you could read our blog about Simon’s Lord…

Our Affiliates: Working with Treetech 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Our Affiliates: Working with Treetech

A while ago we shared this blog about the importance of teamwork. We rely on good teamwork in all kinds of ways: our employees, sponsors,…