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3 weeks

"Tiger Wood hair sticks"

4 weeks

"New Bog Oak hair sticks"

2 months

"I've just finished these hair sticks that I've hand-carved from 5300 year old Boy Oak from the Cambridgeshire Fens. The wood has a rich black colour and is super smooth."

2 months

"This is one of several newly finished curved hair forks, hand carved from American Cherry"

2 months

"New Black Walnut hair sticks and hair forks"

3 months

"New five and a quarter inch hair sticks in Cherry wood"

7 months

"New hair sticks hand carved from North American Cherry wood"

9 months

I have just finished this 7" hair fork in Cherry

10 months

New Black Walnut Hair Sticks just finished

1 year

Sanding another Californian Lilac hair fork

2 years

Newly listed hand-carved hair pins

2 years

New hair pins just finished. I'll be listing them over the next couple of days

2 years

Some recently finished hair pins in some awesome woods

3 years

A selection of recently completed hair pins; a rainbow of natural colours and woods.

5 years

Some new hair pins and hair forks carved from contrasting plum wood, i have finished sanding a couple of them and put them in the shop. Contrasting cream and purple wood.

5 years

A recently completed order of custom hair pins: Brazilian Brownheart, Burr Maple, Turkish Walnut, Argentine Osage Orange, Roupala Lacewood, Judas Tree, Brazilian Tulipwood and Verawood.

5 years

This is a batch of hair pins and hair forks that I have cut from a tree that died in my garden over the winter. It is quite a common garden tree with brilliant blue flowers. The wood has some wonderful character and colours within it.

5 years

I have nearly used all of the Ivy wood that I had and these hair pins will be some of the last utems carved from it.

5 years

This is a batch of hair pins that I am working on in Blue Cedar wood, some of which have made their way into the shop. This is one of less than a handful of softwoods that I have tried and am quite pleased with it.

5 years

English Oak hair sticks awaiting sanding and sealing. There is quite a lot of variety in the patternation of English Oak and no two of these hair sticks look very similar.

5 years

I have just prepared some individual pots of creamed beeswax for little polishing kits. I hope to upload an instruction video over the next couple of weeks but the process is just wax-on and wax-off.

5 years

Here are some hair pins and a hair fork that I am working on in Hawthorn. I have finished carving them and am in the process of sanding and sealing them. Hawthorn has some interesting markings in it but I am not sure how they were caused.