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For The Throne 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

For The Throne

For the Throne! Toward the end of last year, Simon received one of his most exciting projects to date. He was invited to take part…

Maes Y Pant Fort 700 400 Simon O'Rourke

Maes Y Pant Fort

Simon is the artist behind most of the work we get at www.treecarving.co.uk. However, we have a few affiliates who work with us on certain…

A Very Wooden Valentines 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

A Very Wooden Valentines

Wooden Valentines After a January seemed to last forever, February is finally here and that means love is in the air! Or at least, all…

Carving Dragons 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Carving Dragons

Carving Dragons It isn’t everyday you hear someone saying they count working with dragons among their job description! But that’s exactly what we get to…

Clatterbridge Lego Hospital 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Clatterbridge Lego Hospital

What does Clatterbridge Lego Hospital have in common with tree carving?! Why are we talking about Lego at all?! Well, it’s our privilege and joy…

Y Ddraig Derw: An Adventure Worth Telling 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Y Ddraig Derw: An Adventure Worth Telling

“IT SIMPLY ISN’T AN ADVENTURE WORTH TELLING IF THERE AREN’T ANY DRAGONS” A quick internet search shows nobody really knows who said this any more.…

Happy New Year 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Happy New Year and welcome to 2019 to all our readers! We enjoyed a lovely Christmas with family, friends, birthday celebrations and…

Woodland Friends 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Woodland Friends

This week Simon (photographed here on day one) has been working on a couple of commissions for local gardens; transforming the trunks into some woodland friends. Working…

Tale of Two Carvings 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Tale of Two Carvings

If you follow us on social media, you’ll know it’s been a busy week for Simon. And the locations and difference in style definitely mean…

Heroes at Highclere 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Heroes at Highclere

We’re sure you can’t have missed that this week was the anniversary of 9/11. Certainly my social media feeds were full of people paying tribute…

Vintage Cricketer… 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Vintage Cricketer…

This was a commission for a company called ‘Hopkins Homes’  for their recent housing development.   It was a really fun project to work on…

The Power of Vanquis!! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

The Power of Vanquis!!

We were asked earlier this year to create a carving of a Game of Thrones style character emerging from a log. It transpired that it…