This is a life size chimp around 2 ft. tall on a roughly 5' base. The chimp is holding a book because the customer likes to read. This red oak stump was carved in the customers front yard with the chimp looking over at cars driving by. Thanks for looking! If you enjoy these … Continue reading Chimp Carving in Bristol, CT
I hope everyone's summer is going well! As many of you probably know, my full time work is filled up with custom sculpture (www.customwoodcarvings.com) and sign making (www.sculpturalsigns.com). At the end of every month, I try to devote a couple days to make some pottery. As a result, I wanted to make you all aware of … Continue reading New Pottery Site www.craftedclay.com
Carved benches are one of my favorite things to make. I enjoy the combination of an exciting image with the functionality of a piece of furniture. I also like the potential of how the carvings interact with the back of the bench. This customer commissioned this bench as a gift for his granddaughter, "Shae". The … Continue reading Carved Bear Cub Bench
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House number signs are often required by towns, but it can be a difficult task finding one to match your architectural style and color scheme. We can create a custom house sign for you that perfectly matches your design needs using completely weatherproof materials that never rot or delaminate. Simply call or text Kris at 860-876-7529 or shoot an email to email@example.com to get a free qoute for your new house number sign.
We can even turn an ugly stump in your yard into a beautiful, functional carved house number!
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This was an interesting request. A golfer was hosting a tournament and he wanted the trophy to be an 8" tall golf ball in the shape of an egg. He was going to paint it gold and mount it on a trophy base. This is made from high density sign foam and turned on the … Continue reading Golf Ball Egg
Doing custom work is always an adventure. An airplane maker out of Seattle, Washington got in touch and wanted two matching teak airplane yokes. He sent a metal one as a model to base them from. First, the layers of teak were glued up to create blocks. Then the band saw was used to cut … Continue reading Custom Airplane Control Yokes/ Grips
One of my tree service friends from Old Lyme, CT runs a business called "shoreline tree expert". He commissioned an 8 ft. grizzly for his home. He provided the log of course! Thanks for looking! If you enjoy these posts, click the "follow" button to receive post updates. If you have an idea … Continue reading 8 ft Grizzly Bear – Old Lyme, CT
Through the years, a relationship with the chainsaw manufacturing company, Stihl, has developed. Sometimes they will extend an invite to participate in a show with them and do some live carving to promote their tools and the custom sculpture business. Every Spring, the Hartford Convention Center hosts the "Flower Show" and thousands of people come. This … Continue reading 2016 Hartford Convention Center Flower Show
In late fall, we were invited to participate in the Hartford Convention Center's "Artisan Showcase". The wood carvings were on display, with a small section for live carving, and next door was Jacob Moore's Leather Craft booth displaying Jacob and my son, Miciah's leather work - belts, knife sheaths, holsters, arrow quivers, wallets, bags, boots, … Continue reading Artisan Showcase
The nice folks at Lasdon Park in Katonah, NY (http://www.lasdonpark.org/) had a large spring plant sale and had live music, free food and talented artisans as part of the event. They also commissioned a carving of a caterpillar on a mushroom similar to the Alice in Wonderland image and asked if I would carve it … Continue reading Alice In Wonderland Caterpillar Carving