Three new driftwood candle holders.
Hand crafted from wood I collected from Tyninghame Beach in East Lothian and Crackington Haven in North Cornwall.
After I collect the driftwood, it is placed in my outside wood store for around a year, then stored indoors for approximately three months.
The process of making starts with removing any bark with my bushcraft knife, then coring holes for the candles. This is followed by an initial sanding with two grades of paper using an electric sander, then the long slow process of hand sanding with another four or five grades of paper before two coats of wax and polishing.
Digging through my archive of images, I realised that I forgot to post these. A set of trophies for the World Enduro Series 2015 which was part of the Tweedlove bike festival. I created designs based on three animals found in the Tweed Valley, namely red squirrel, osprey and salmon (designs © Hatch, Burn, Carve/Martin Wilson).
A commission I made during the summer of 2015.
The 12 syllable Guru Rinpoche mantra (with my own lotus design) carved from a natural slate slab which was found at Sandy Mouth in North Cornwall (approx. 60 cm long).
Scottish purple and grey slate in frame made from old sarking boards.
The buyer of my ‘Stream of Knowledge’ piece (which won the Peebles Creative Place competition) commissioned me to make this as a companion.
© Hatch, Burn, Carve/Martin Wilson
Recently created another ‘Luna’ stone. Hand carved (and enamelled) from a natural Cornish beach stone (approximately 47 x 30 cm). Design © Hatch, Burn, Carve/Martin Wilson.
Slate blade hand shaped and polished from a piece of slate found on Tregardock Beach. Handle crafted from Ulex (gorse) wood found on Bodmin Moor (near the Hurlers stone circles).
Measures 21.5 cm in length.
On sale at Boscastle Rocks (or available to order from Hatch, Burn, Carve).
This one is now in California!
Freehand carved and gold enamelled Pictish beastie wall plaque.
A recent commission- ‘Piccadilly’ house sign.
Hand cut, carved, enamelled and polished slate.
Individually handcrafted from vintage silver tea spoons.
I’ll have these for sale at the fairs/exhibitions coming up, but you can also buy direct from Hatch, Burn, Carve (PM me or email email@example.com)
Some of the 50 Tibetan Om, Sanskrit Om and Tam stones recently carved and delivered to the shop at Samye Ling. Each one individually hand carved from natural Cornish sea stones.
Tam syllable used with kind permission from Tashi Mannox.