Art In Action Summer 2014


 The Wesley-Barrell Craft Awards 2014

The shortlisted pieces from the Wesley barrel craft awards 2014 including my winning piece The Hall Table will be exhibited at the Wesley-Barrell showcase during Art in action 2014 (17th-20th July 2014 Waterperry Gardens Oxfordshire)  A great chance to see some of the UK’s finest artists and craftsmen demonstrating their work.

Edward Wild Contemporary Furniture with Juliette Barrell

Edward Wild receiving his Wesley-Barrell Craft Awards from Juliette Barrell.

Edward Wild Furniture

Art In Action 2014


Inside The Art in Action Gallery

On Saturday 19th July I will be demonstrating various cabinet-making techniques including French polishing in the Art in Action Gallery at Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire during Art in action 2014.  I look forward to seeing some of you there.

Edward Wild Furniture

Over The Moon


The winner of the Wesley-Barrell craft awards 2014

I am delighted to have been selected as the winner of the Wesley-Barrell craft awards 2014 with The Hall Table in the Furniture category.  It has been a great day meeting many interesting and exciting people.

The Wesley-Barrell Craft awards support British talent and recognise the quality of home-grown talent that exists today, celebrating makers who are working professionally in Britain in two categories; furniture and vessels for interiors.

All the shortlisted work is on show from the 5th -15th June at te Wesley Barrell showroom, Wigmore street London W1, and at Art in Action, 17th – 20th July, Waterperry Gardens Oxfordshire

The winning piece: The Hall Table

The Hall Table by Edward Wild

London's Calling

The Wesley-Barrell Craft Awards 2014

One of my favourite pieces, The Hall Table is now on show in London W1 at the Wesley-Barrell showrooms off Wigmore street as part of the prestigious Wesley-Barrell Craft awards.  A fantastic opportunity to see some of the UK’s finest young designers work which has been shortlisted for this award. Wesley-Barrell Craft Awards

A Beautiful Crotch


Something Stunning

One of my favourite timber cuts has to be the crotch, ‘flame or curl’.  Cut form a specific part of the tree where the branches fork it produces some truly incredible figuring, and can be hard to get hold of.

This small English walnut crotch from a tree felled in south Devon has to be one of the finest I have seen, and I will most likely use it for the lid of a truly unique jewellery box.  

As with all timber, I will never find a crotch that looks just like this again, each one is unique.  See the journey of this crotch over the coming months

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The crotch or flame comes from a specific part of the tree where the branches start to fork, producing some truly amazing figuring

    The crotch on a tree