Work in Progress

Wentworth Coolidge Mansion

panel for the kitchen at the Bridges House, carving in progress. Depth of field is a challenge in relief carving landscapes. Cooper calls it ‘carving in a painterly way.’

A horse animal chair

with lots of carving yet to be done, showing the shadow lines where they will be carved to define the face.

Affinity 2 seat back

showing the attachment to the chair sides, the mortises ready for loose tenons to be fitted