Title: Clinker Boat Bench

Materials: English oak

Approx size: 4 x 4 x 1Metres

Location: River Hamble, Hampshire

Date: 2014

The work is inspired by Hamble’s many sailing boats and historic boatbuilding techniques used in the village in the past . Old photos provided key shapes and lines within the design. The Oak timber was steam bent to produce the curved clinker style external shape.