Philip Youle's Profile

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Hi and welcome to my Etsy store, here is a little information about myself. My name is Philip Youle and I'm the person that owns and runs the business Oakapple Designs Ltd, I personally hand make and produce all our range of reproduction medieval carvings. I was born in Sheffield, England in 1965. I studied 3D design, sculpture and mould making at college and then gained my Degree, 2.1 (BA Hons) at Sheffield Hallam University studying Product Design. I now live just outside of Sheffield with my partner and our daughter Elle.

My work can only be described as being totally unique, I,m the only person in the world with permission from the English Cathedrals to take molds directly from the original medieval carvings and to then reproduce these for sale through both the Cathedral shops and to our own customers. All my work is hand made, very authentic to the original and to a high standard. I'm…

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  • Male
  • Born on August 23
  • Joined February 21, 2009

Favorite materials

All Resins, Polyester, Epoxy, Erathane, plaster, Clay, MDF, Fibreglass, Silicone Rubber, Latex

About

Hi and welcome to my Etsy store, here is a little information about myself. My name is Philip Youle and I'm the person that owns and runs the business Oakapple Designs Ltd, I personally hand make and produce all our range of reproduction medieval carvings. I was born in Sheffield, England in 1965. I studied 3D design, sculpture and mould making at college and then gained my Degree, 2.1 (BA Hons) at Sheffield Hallam University studying Product Design. I now live just outside of Sheffield with my partner and our daughter Elle.

My work can only be described as being totally unique, I,m the only person in the world with permission from the English Cathedrals to take molds directly from the original medieval carvings and to then reproduce these for sale through both the Cathedral shops and to our own customers. All my work is hand made, very authentic to the original and to a high standard. I'm very proud of my work and having both the privalage and permission to do such a unique line of work. Apart from my work other interests include travelling and outdoor pursuits, I've climbed and trekked in the Indian and Nepalese Himalayas, and also lived in a tee pee while traveling all around the USA.

Thank you for your interest.

Philip Youle.

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