Jim McIntyre, a skilled artist and wood carver, with a unique perspective on the world. He comes from a lineage of gifted individuals descended from the Tuatha de Danann. His heritage has given him the ability to picture the spirits of the wood and sea, as well as the charming fairy homes that exist within the timber of Irish forests. With his chisel and mallet, Jim brings out the beauty of these spirits and creates intricate and stunning pieces for people to enjoy.
The timber that Jim uses, is from reclaimed wood, recycled wood, storm damaged timber, driftwood or from hedge trimming timber. In a world where environmental concerns are becoming increasingly urgent. By using recycled materials, Jim helps to reduce waste and promote sustainable practices. His craft serves as a reminder that creative pursuits can also be environmentally responsible.
The use of reclaimed wood is a crucial aspect of Jim’s art. He sources his materials from a variety of places, including old barns, homes, the beach and shipping pallets. By using these materials, he gives new life to something that otherwise would have been discarded. This not only reduces waste but also promotes the beauty of natural imperfections and creates a unique story behind every piece.
Through his art, Jim McIntyre is a model for how we can create beauty while also being environmentally responsible. His work is a reminder that we can all do our part to make the world a better place. By reducing waste and promoting sustainable practices, we can ensure that future generations will be able to enjoy the beauty of the natural world for year to come. Jim’s craft is a shining example of how creativity and sustainability can work together to create something truly beautiful.