English Tribute to Azincourt Presentation 2017

The English Tribute to Azincourt Presentation 2017 was an exciting three days of events on 3 battlefield sites attended by five local Mayors   The first archer in the trilogy is finished at last and it was taken to Azincourt … Read More

Azincourt Archer’s Helmet

  Carving the Azincourt Archer’s Helmet Although the final refining of the of the Brigandine needed to be completed first as the hidden plates and rivets has been more difficult than I thought with all the undercarving of his accoutrements. This … Read More

Life-size Portrait Woodcarving

  Life-size portrait woodcarving sculpture of an English Archer Following many hours spent carving the detail of each single rivet on the Brigandine armour, this has now been completed at last! The rivets have been both difficult and tedious, especially in … Read More

Carving Light and Space into Sculpture

  This article is about the difficulties of carving light and space into sculpture to give a realistic three dimensional work that can be viewed from any dimension – even from the back – and will thrill the viewer with … Read More

Undercutting Creates Apparent Separation

A time-consuming skill in woodcarving explained: Undercutting creates apparent separation and here is a detailed explanation of how to do it:  What is Undercutting? Undercutting is the most difficult part of woodcarving and the energy that disproportionately goes into it … Read More

Undercutting towards the Final Cut

  Work has resumed on the Azincourt Tribute with undercutting towards the final cut on the purse and belt buckle. The completion of three smaller works reflecting the sequential order to shoot for the Archers, relate directly to the main … Read More

“Nestroque” Now Strike Order at Azincourt

“Nestroque” or Now Strike! was the order given at the battle of Azincourt by Sir Thomas Erpingham (Erpyingham)  which is captured in this beautiful wood carving by O H Boyd as part of his Azincourt Triptych and titled: The Fateful … Read More

Archer’s Hand Sculpture Woodcarving

The Archer’s Hand sculpture woodcarving This woodcarving is a beautiful table top representation of the hand of an Archer at Azincourt, mounted on a stainless steel plinth in the shape of the Azincourt Battlefield.