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We love showcasing our members carvings; after all, getting people to carve is what Woodcarving Workshops is all about! In the gallery you’ll see a wide range of carvings, from novice to advanced; each one the result of time and effort, inspiration and dedication. We value them all!

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Chris & Carrie

Celtic Scabbard Design

Project Owner: Robert Walker
Type of Wood: Applique Relief
Finish: Lime on oak
Dimensions: 25cm x 10cm


I have been carving for about 5 years, which is when I acquired my first gouges (though had attended a couple of weekend courses earlier). This piece was inspired by an exhibition of Celtic Art at the British Museum some years ago, and taken from a photo of a sword scabbard on show, decorated in the La Tene style. It was adapted for wood as the original was in bronze and enamel and not literally carvable. The intention was to preserve the 'spirit' of the original.

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