Dafydd Hughes specialises in the restoration and reproduction of 18th century gilt wood furniture, mirrors, fire surrounds, and pastiches of tables and mirrors, also bespoke woodcarving.
D O HUGHES WOODCARVING
Get to Know D O Hughes woodcarving
A true devotion to the craft stems from an intense satisfaction of turning conception into reality. I Dafydd Owain Hughes am a mastercaver and have been in the trade of woodcarving for 25 years, I was trained by my father Emyr Hughes who was also a mastercaver for many years, working on many varied commisions; restoration of fire damage Windsor Castle, carved picture frames for paintings at Hampton Court, replacements of fire surrounds for Newton House, Llandeilo, for the National Trust, carved portical for Stackpole House for the National Trust. Also have completed some exciting commissions for Marianna Kennedy a highly sought interior designer from Spitalfields, London.All the commissions are handcarved with woodcarving chisels and in the traditional way.I aim to endeavour to keep traditional handcarving/woodcarving alive in modern world, and endeavour to create bespoke and traditional commissions to the best of my abilities.
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REPRODUCTION MIRROR FRAMES
18th century mirror has a wonderful and timeless design, With its grace and clean lines it will endure the ages. Looking for your own completely handcrafted and original Custom mirror Frame? Call to book a consultation today.
FIRE SURROUND NEWTON HOUSE, LLANDEILO
Fire surround carved for the National Trust property Newton House in Llandeilo carved by hand in pine to reproduce fire surround back to original design. To make a custom request for your unique, handmade fire surround get in touch today.
HORUS BIRDS IN CHERRY
Handcarved horus bird legs for a commissioned table. request today, and inquire about other custom-made products available for immediate purchase.
VARIED PIECES OF CARVING
Varied pieces of woodcarving
LEG FOR TABLE IN PINE WOOD
Carved leg for table in pine Make a request today, and inquire about other custom-made products available.
"The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection"