Liam is a fully trained cabinet maker and has over ten years experience in creating wood products, from fitted pieces to individual and limited collection pieces. He has worked with many fine companies gaining experience in creating work in a variety of different timbers and forms. His love of wood sees him continuously researching different woodworking practices and methods to apply to his craft. He first set up his business Glendalough Woodcraft in 2005, and over the last 6 years he has mainly worked with private clients on a referral basis. His aim is to grow the business potential concentrating on creating bespoke designs in limited editions and one off commissions, creating a retail unit for himself alongside a new studio. His work is all done by hand, including the finishing and polishing and is of a very high standard, employing traditional and modern Cabinetmaking techniques to ensure each piece will last several generations.
For his bespoke pieces he uses Native Irish Timbers sourced locally and kiln dried in his own solar powered wood drying kiln. He works with clients to create their heirloom piece of furniture, such as hardwood tables and chairs, Drinks Cabinet, Games Tables, or any other piece they wish to have made. His vision for the future of his work would be to be renowned for creating Handmade pieces of furniture that last generations out of the best quality Irish grown hardwoods to suit individual budgets.
Liam’s creative vision for his craft comes from a passion from working with wood and learning new techniques and researching new ideas and creating new pieces to last generations and to be heirlooms of the future. He is inspired by some of the top cabinetmakers nationally and internationally and draws inspiration from different pieces. Some of his pieces to date have been inspired by the Russian born Cabinetmaker James Krenov who set up the College of Redwoods in California.