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TV Appearance 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

TV Appearance

I was featured in episode two of the new series ofCoast and Country, a Welsh TV program that was aired on Monday night. If you’re…

More Project Updates – March ’16 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

More Project Updates – March ’16

I’m finding it hard to believe it’s been almost a month since I last updated you on all the projects I’ve been getting on with,…

Custom Carvings for Emotional Events 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Custom Carvings for Emotional Events

I carve statues, signs, jewelry, and everything in between. I carve for fun projects, competitions, and serious events. There’s a good variety, and balance, to it;…

Project Updates, as Promised 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Project Updates, as Promised

As I said in my last post, things are pretty busy here. I’m just swooping in today, to give you an update on the project…

Lots of Goings On! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Lots of Goings On!

Things have been busy this year, already. Since this time last month, I’ve been working solidly and simultaneously on three separate construction projects. The photo…

Tattybogle Returned! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Tattybogle Returned!

After four months on the run, my missing scarecrow sculpture has been found! In other news: we’re having a 20% off sale on everything we currently…

Greetings from Japan! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Greetings from Japan!

Right now, I’m in Japan! The great Keiji Kidokoro invited me to the town of Taka to create sculptures for one of Japan’s largest lavender gardens (pictured…

Home for Christmas 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Home for Christmas

I’m back in the UK after my amazing trip to Japan. Really enjoyed the whole experience, and really proud of the carvings I worked on…

Gift Vouchers Now Available! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Gift Vouchers Now Available!

Looking for a special gift? Look no further! You can now buy gift vouchers starting at £60, which can be used to contribute towards or pay…

Carvings for Christmas 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Carvings for Christmas

Christmas orders now being taken for personalized pet portraits. A carving like the one pictured – a cat or small dog with plinth – will…

Gallery Now Open! 150 150 Simon O'Rourke

Gallery Now Open!

The gallery area of my workshop is now ready and open to the public. Come and peruse our wonderful creations, just in time for Christmas! Address: Hem…