My Story

Realising your vision is at the heart of everything I do.

About me

I create sculptures that beautifully compliment their surroundings and enhance gardens, homes, and public or commercial spaces.

After gaining my degree with honours in Illustration; specialising in children’s books, I became a tree surgeon for Acorn ArborCare. There’s no connection really, but I needed a full time job, and wanted to slowly build up my illustration career outside of work!

I managed to get a children’s book commission from a tree work customer which was published in America through Trafford Publishing. In the time that followed, I did not pursue my illustration career, but I realised I could actually be creative with the chainsaw and tried my hand at wood carving!

I carved for two years under the banner of Acorn Furniture and set up my own business in 2005. I now reside in North Wales, with my lovely wife Liz, and have worked in a wide variety of public places and private gardens.

My chainsaw carving exploits have taken me all around the world. I have now competed in chainsaw carving competitions in the USA, Japan, Canada, Holland, Germany, Denmark and the UK, placing highly in many of them.

I want people to feel like they’ve experienced part of a story

Wood Sculptures

All of my work is carved from trees that have either fallen naturally, or on trees that have become dangerous or diseased. Most importantly, I use wood that has come from a sustainable managed location, such as domestic housing or managed forests and woodlands.

I love the fact that such a potentially destructive tool can be used to create beauty