GALLERY

 

NHS Nameplate

I carved this NHS nameplate to commemorate the amazing work and sacrifices that all NHS staff have undertaken to keep us well over the past months. It’s carved in European oak with the nurse and mask with wings either side signifying “ Angels without faces “

The rainbow and dove signify hope !

University Library Resoration Project

I was commissioned by the Royal Holloway University to restore an egg and dart moulding and Acanthus leaf details within the university's library.

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Intelligence Corps Nameplates

I was commissioned by Neal Harrison MBE and Captain Rod Farnworth The two Intelligence Corps nameplates are to go into the headquarters of the Bedfordshire base on the wall near the entrance to a 13th century priory.

 

I was also commissioned by to carve a commemorative table with an ‘absent friends’ inscription to in honour of lost servicemen.

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Lion Paws

I was recently commissioned to hand carve a lions paw in Limewood. These paws were used to caste twelve nickel paws and used as the feet for two handmade display cabinets.

Imperator Eagle

I was recently tasked with to carving the figurehead of a German ocean liner called 'Imperator' that was handed over to Britain after World War One under the Versailles treaty, It is carved in oak and is being donated to the International Maritime Museum. This carving was completed using only drawings of the original.

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Hairdressing Sign

This group of images are for a local hairdressing bussiness. I constructed the piece from oak with mitred corner mouldings. and incorporated the clients initials and with a star background. The centrepiece has two horses side by side with 18” high 'electric' lettering below them and 3 inch high 'hairdressing London' wording. After completion i met up with the world famous hairdressing owner.

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Synagogue Centrepiece

I recently completed a Synagogue centrepiece.in European Oak. Images show the crown, grapevine and wheatsheaf carved detail .

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48 Acanthus Leaf Turned Columns

An exclusive client asked me  to carve 48 turned columns with acanthus leaf detail for a master bedroom.

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Oak Tree Gate

It has a tree detail carved on both sides to make the whole tree and was constructed with dovetails, mortise and tenon and halving joints.

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Goring Hotel Reception Desk Legs

I recently completed this project for the Goring Hotel. Below are the  reception desk legs in mahogany. Below you can see ball and eagles claw feet with acanthus leaf ankles, A scroll, shell and acanthus leaf crests on the legs. The legs can be seen on completed desk, shown below.

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Heston's Vicar's Table

I recently completed this 5.3 metre long, English Oak table for a famous chef. The wording was taken from a poem from the Vicar of Bray and was hand drawn and carved in italic lettering and resides in the Vicar's Room in the Hind Head Pub in Bray.

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Woodhart Company Logo

I was asked to carve this logo for the Woodhart Group, a firm of carpenters and joiners . Hand carved stag and lettering in solid English oak.

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Gable End Wood Carving

Assorted work on large oak gable end of Tudor style property . Images of various stages of work including the carving of stags heads , angel wings , acorns and oak leaves‏. All artwork was specifically drawn from information and ideas that the client specified as being of significant to their lives and as such is a very personal piece.

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Snug Logo and Stand

I was commisioned to produce a hand carved logo for Snug Aromatics. The logo is of a stag and has been carved in English Ash and measures 36 inches in diameter. The stand is also made from English Ash.

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Hestons Table and Chairs

I was commisioned to produce hand carved tables and chairs for Hestons 'Kings Table' for his new restaurant 'Dinner'. This included a Tudor Rose centre for the table, Gothic style lettering, characters and claw arms for each individual chair. Every chair has a hand carved inscription on the rear in a Gothic letter style from English cook books dating back to 1390.

Bespoke Hand Carved Squirrel

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I was recently  commissioned to copy a resin squirrel . The squirrel was hand drawn, cut and carved in my workshop, from mahogany.

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The Mad Hatter Sign

To commemorate 150 years since Lewis Carol wrote Alice in Wonderland I was commisioned to produce a hand carved sign. I used Iroko Wood

and sketched out the design on the wood before commence with the wood carving. On this sign I opted to use upper case Roman numerals.

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Hand Carved Oak Bench

I was recently  commissioned to make this oak bench for a client for her fathers 80th birthday. It was hand carved and had Rams  head and bee hive detailing.

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Oak Linen Fold Door Fronts

I was asked by my clients to reproduce the linen door front design from a kitchen door. These were sketched out and then carved into solid oak door panels.

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Miscellaneous Bespoke Woodcarving

Work that I am asked to undertake can be very varied as the following images show.

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​Phone 07729 724186

Email royjamesmartin@gmail.com

Location: Sussex

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