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Carving the heelRichard-246Richard-238



To contact me please call 0777 178 2461

Unit 6 West Workshops



S80 3LW


Supported by the Harley Foundation


About the Maker

Studied Art, Technical Drawing & Woodwork. Foundation in Art & Design.

Won a National Woodcarving Competition at 16.

Joined First Band at 16 playing drums.

Began working in Furniture Restoration/Conservation, specialising in Woodcarving.

Carved a new section of Grinling Gibbons lime-wood carving for the restoration of Hampton Court Palace.

As a Musician I signed to Chrysalis Records & Chrysalis Music Publishing in 1989.

In trying to combine my interests in Musical Instruments & Woodwork I studied Classical Guitar Making at Newark School of Guitar Making.

Received a Distinction in Advanced Guitar Making at Newark.

Won the award for the "Most Outstanding Contribution to Musical Instrument Craft" from Nottinghamshire County Council 2014.

Detail of Limewood Carving by Richard Hartley

Detail of Limewood Carving by Richard Hartley