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Two quite classical scallops, ø12 and a smaller ø6 cm It was made with artificially dried oak, wich isn't the best for carving. The drying process seems to make the wood brittle.

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Medal portrait

Since I saw some antiques wooden coins with a portrait like these in th V&A museum, I wanted to try it myself. The relief is about 2mm deep, made of holly. The V&A coins, made of boxwood And mine !

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Resurrection of a mirror frame

I'm going to make a copy of these two "twins" mirror frames. After years, there is just a puzzle of eaten pieces of wood left, falling into dust... I couldn't wait to start with the pearls... Setting the volumes Wings and feet ! The head The flowers are...

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Carved guitar - Ibanez RG "Calliope"

I didn't made the guitar, just carved it ! This solidbody is made of ash, oil finished in its natural colour. It's been a while I wanted to try that, and I must admit that she really does the show ! She catch people's eyes like nothing else. Here are...

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Occitan cross

That cross is the symbol of a large part of the south-west of France, where Occitan was spoken ( and still is by a few). This relief is made of oak.

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The Organ of Entraygues-sur-Truyère

Let me introduce the carvings of the organ of Entraygues-sur-Truyère. It's now finished and will be inaugurated in May 2014. Relief of the turrets being gilded Two rivers meet in Entraygues. The name of this village literally means "between the waters"....

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Market Coffee House

This is some relief carving I made for the Market Coffee House, London. Quite hard for my back sometimes, as the staircase was already set, except the hanrail. The handrail, before and after french varnish Posts, relief in a Jacobean style Oak leaves...

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