AD started producing functional art works in 1992, chairs, benches, tables etc. This is when his chainsaw carving skills developed. From 2001 AD embarked on a full time heavy oak carpentry profession, timber frame barn roofs and houses. These skills are essential for the work he undertakes at present. Large scale sculpture which goes beyond the single piece of timber, mortice and tenon construction means the sky`s the limit. Working for festivals and events from Japan to USA, public art commissions recently in Guildford and Woking. AD now has a...
'Pegasus (Carved Wood Half Man and Horse Yard statue)' by AD Treepirate
Description: A Great Oak trunk, with approx. 300 year old donor tree, with added head front legs and multi-piece wings. 100% Oak with stainless steel fixings. In Greek mythology, Pegasus was a winged horse sired by Poseidon, in his role as horse-god, and foaled by the Gorgon Medusa. He was the brother of Chrysaor, born at a single birthing.
The sculptures arrived in the meantime and on weekend I brought them home to my private house/garden. They arrived in a perfect condition and when I have opened them I was speechless – Shaun, they look great. I got the picture from you where I could see them before but in reality they look much more better !!! JJJ I am really happy – thank you so much that you made them for me. They will get a perfect place in my garden – I will send you pictures than ! Once again m... [Read more]
Andrea D, St Ruprecht, Austria.