RECENT WORK & News . . .
Billy Moore Metal Works Sign

Billy Moore Metal Works Sign

October 2020 Stainless steel sign with laser etched name and logo mounted in 5mm Black Acrylic

Kids Desk by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Kids Desk by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Sept 2020 Kids Desk - some fun furniture by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Sculptural steel hand light - Brendan O'Donnell Design

Sculptural steel hand light - Brendan O'Donnell Design

June 2020 Some lighting concepts in the works with Billy Moore Metal Works ...

Fretwork wall panels by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Fretwork wall panels by Brendan O'Donnell Design

April 2020 Some recent wall panel designs

Steel & Fretwork Bench Table

Steel & Fretwork Bench Table

March 2019 Honey Comb - part of the new collaboration projects with Billy Moore Metal Works. We have some exciting new products in the works ...

Some wood turnings

Some wood turnings

January 2020 Custom table feet in Teek

Fretwork Table Leg Detail

Fretwork Table Leg Detail

December 2019 A collaboration between myself, Billy Moore Metal Works and Concrete Fair

Round fretwork table by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Round fretwork table by Brendan O'Donnell Design

November 2019 A collaboration with Billy Moore Metal works, more on the way soon ...

Round fretwork table detail by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Round fretwork table detail by Brendan O'Donnell Design

November 2019 A collaboration with Billy Moore Metal works, more on the way soon ...

Pearse St. Commemorative Placques

Pearse St. Commemorative Placques

December 2019 A commission to make some commemorative plaques using materials from the original Pearse St. Station roof structure that was replaced in 2019 - A Collaboration with DPE

Pebble heart wedding ring box by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Pebble heart wedding ring box by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Custom commission to create a heart shaped pebble wedding & engagement ring box

Fretwork Art Coffee Table

Fretwork Art Coffee Table

November 2019 New collaboration projects with Billy Moore Metal Works. We have some exciting new products in the works ...

Atlantic Oak - Brendan O'Donnell

Atlantic Oak - Brendan O'Donnell

October 2019 Atlantic Fretwork - Part of the new collaboration projects with Billy Moore Metal Works. We have some exciting new products in the works ...

Honey Comb Table Top

Honey Comb Table Top

November 2019 Honey Comb - part of the new collaboration projects with Billy Moore Metal Works. We have some exciting new products in the works ...

Wedding Ring Box/ Engagment ring box

Wedding Ring Box/ Engagment ring box

October 2019 I made this custom ring box as a 5 year wedding anniversary gift. (5 years is wood!) Its always so nice to get asked to create such a thoughtful gift. by: Brendan O'Donnell Design

Baby Keepsake Book Box

Baby Keepsake Book Box

September 2019 This set of laser cut & engraved keepsake book boxes were made for new born twins this summer. Its a privilege to get asked to create such a personal gift. by: Brendan O'Donnell Design

Star Trek Wedding Gift Broach/ badge

Star Trek Wedding Gift Broach/ badge

August 2019 I was asked to make a really unusual wedding gift for to Star Trek fans. How Cool!!! This was a fun project and so nice to be asked to create such a personalised present. by: Brendan O'Donnell Design

Laser Marking Stainless Steel

Laser Marking Stainless Steel

June 2019 Laser marking on stainless steel, brass, aluminium and other metals along with acrylics, Mdf and natural wood and some composites available at Brendan O'Donnell Design

Art Coffee Table

Art Coffee Table

August 2019 Honey Comb - part of the new collaboration projects with Billy Moore Metal Works. We have some exciting new products in the works ...

Steel Handrail on Glass Stairs

Steel Handrail on Glass Stairs

March 2019 Custom steel handrail designed and made by Brendan O'Donnell Design & Billy Moore Metal Works for an existing cantilevered glass stairs in Dublin

Custom Photo Album - Dec 2018

Custom Photo Album - Dec 2018

I made this custom photo album for a local client as a Christmas gift to her daughter after returning from her travels. Its a privilege to get asked to create such a personal gift. by: Brendan O'Donnell Design

Travel Centers Awards

Travel Centers Awards

Nov 2018 & Sept 2019 Custom Awards in solid Brass and Oak made designed and made for Travel Centres

Eldorado Light 2018

Eldorado Light 2018

Custom solid Walnut frame on a 1960's Cadilac Eldorado with a mild steel base and LED light source

Steel & Oak Stairs - Sept 2018

Steel & Oak Stairs - Sept 2018

Sept 2018 A collaboration between myself and Billy Moore to design, build and install a bespoke steel and Oak staircase. This was a fun one...

Steel & Oak Stairs - Sept 2018

Steel & Oak Stairs - Sept 2018

Sept 2018 A collaboration between myself and Billy Moore to design, build and install a bespoke steel and Oak staircase. This was a fun one...

Steel & Oak Stairs - Sept 2018

Steel & Oak Stairs - Sept 2018

Sept 2018 A collaboration between myself and Billy Moore to design, build and install a bespoke steel and Oak staircase. This was a fun one...

Steel Stairs With Billy Moore

Steel Stairs With Billy Moore

Sept 2018 Myself and Billy Moore have been working on this stairs for the last 2 months and and the end result has been one of the most satisfying projects for me to date ... More to come

Custom Eldorado Light

Custom Eldorado Light

Aug 2018 A custom Light I'm making in the workshop at the moment using a tail light fitting from a 1960's Caddilac Eldorado for a vintage american car enthusiast ...

Steel Stairs Fabrication

Steel Stairs Fabrication

July 2018 Some of the stair panels for the upstairs landing coming together really nicely - I'm collaborating with Billy Moore Metal Works on this and its a blast!

Wedding Album Copper Binding Rings

Wedding Album Copper Binding Rings

July 2018 Some experiments in texturing copper, these rings are destined to be the binding rings on a bespoke wedding album

Elm Bench

Elm Bench

July 2018 Quick personal project - solid Elm bench - all parts ready for assembly ..

Steel Stairs Sample Panel

Steel Stairs Sample Panel

June 2018 Putting together a sample panel for a recent stairs commission in steel and wood ...

Plate Steel Light Complete

Plate Steel Light Complete

June 2018 The finished steel light just installed! Looks fantastic too - Made for One Off Design - Dublin

Plate Steel Light

Plate Steel Light

May 2018 Making the internal structure for a feature mild steel light - Client: One Off Design - Dublin

Wedding Set

Wedding Set

May 2018 ... Just in time for the big day! Cherry veneer memory book box with the love birds on a branch theme coupled with a heart shaped Oak and Yew wedding ring box.

Oak Heart Wedding Ring Box

Oak Heart Wedding Ring Box

CNC Parts in HDPU @themakershed

CNC Parts in HDPU @themakershed

Oct 2017 ... I've been working on a few projects with Concrete Fair lately and this one in particular got both of us thinking hard! These are some test mould parts in High Density Polyurethane model board on the CNC Router ... it is so great to machine!!

Laser Etched Logo on Metal

Laser Etched Logo on Metal

Oct 2017 ... So the new laser CNC has been delivered and installed! Major leap forward and now another learning curve begins!! and as with the CNC router its going to be put to some unusual uses!! like here: laser etching paint on a steel plate for a sign in the workshop ...

CNC Aluminium Parts @themakershed

CNC Aluminium Parts @themakershed

Sept 2017 ... Just put the finish coat on these 6mm aluminium parts I milled out on the cnc. Pushing its boundaries a little but its working out well so far and all part of the learning curve!

Kids Desk Prototyping

Kids Desk Prototyping

Sept 2017 ... I'm back developing up a range of kids furniture with some little differences! Contact me for info or requests ...

Burnt Oak Ring Box

Burnt Oak Ring Box

Sept 2017 ... This ring box was more experimental in nature. Made originally in natural Irish Oak, it was then burnt with a gas flame to char the outer surface. I retained the natural inner surface to show a contrast with the dark textured outer grain. Once brushed and sanded a Danish oil finish was applied.

Memory Ring Box

Memory Ring Box

Aug 2017 ... There was a very personal connection to the ring being given by a client to a close relative in this spalted beech box. Some of the stories I encounter when making these are very touching and beautiful ...

Some New Ring Boxes

Some New Ring Boxes

Aug 2017 ... New heart shaped ring boxes in Oak & Spalted Beech in a variety of textures

Spalted Beech Ring Box

Spalted Beech Ring Box

July 2017 ... A very thoughtful and personal gift for a new mother.

3 Wedding Ring Boxes

3 Wedding Ring Boxes

2017 ... Some styles and woods

Memory Book Box

Memory Book Box

2017... This laser cut cherry veneer box was heading for a wedding in Germany! The client had a very thoughtful poem engraved inside the cover and had specific font and layout choice to suit the special couple. Its always great to work with people that have an involvment in the process

Prototyping

Prototyping

Lots of prototyping with laser cut steel in the workshop lately ... gotta love the power of cnc's! Sept 2016

Bronze Inlay Table Sample

Bronze Inlay Table Sample

Some recent samples made for a boardroom table using black oak, bronze, leather & Glass Busy busy! ...

Jodie & Cameron Wedding Ring Box

Jodie & Cameron Wedding Ring Box

I have just finished this hand carved heart shaped wedding ring box in Irish Yew & Walnut for a very special couple in Australia for their wedding in October! - Sept 2016 Click for more ...

Custom Solid Oak Boxes

Custom Solid Oak Boxes

Some shipping-display boxes just finished in solid oak with copper logo inlay detail ... August 2016

Walnut & Brass Award

Walnut & Brass Award

Solid Walnut & Brass awards completed... Carved and Flame textured with solid brass made for Kilbrittain Gaa, Cork August 2016

Wedding Ring Box

Wedding Ring Box

I have just finished this hand made custom solid oak wedding ring box for a close friend on their special day. Hand carved with natural suede ring holder. July 2016 ...

Heart Shaped Ring Box

Heart Shaped Ring Box

Hand made ring box from native Irish spalted beech. June 2016 ...

Copper Inlay Logo in Oak

Copper Inlay Logo in Oak

A detail shot of some recent work I'm doing for a local crafts shop. Logo from copper inlaid in solid oak ... its great working with creative people! :o)

Irish Oak & Brass Awards

Irish Oak & Brass Awards

March 2016: The Irish oak and solid brass award plaques are complete ... Turns out fire & wood are a good combination! The flame burnt finish on the oak makes it almost look like walnut! The polished natural beeswax completes the pieces. Click here for more ...

Inspirational Wood! ...

Inspirational Wood! ...

Feb 2016; I was kindly asked by Modeligo Gaa again this year to make 2 of their annual award plaques. I uncovered some local Irish oak and solid brass that I had and the combination was perfect ...

Wave Carved Table

Wave Carved Table

Dec 2015: Working on a small table light that's been on the long finger for a bit too long now!!! more to follow soon ...

Brass Frame with Stained Glass

Brass Frame with Stained Glass

A recent new experiment in collaboration with an artist to make bespoke brass frames for a stained glass art installation, so far so good! ... Nov 2015

Bespoke Brass Light

Bespoke Brass Light

Some nice detail of the brasswork I'm working on with Dungarvan Precision Engineering for a bespoke light I was commissioned to make recently for a clients exhibition Stateside this Fall ... Sept 2015

Connector Logo Light - Sept 2015

Connector Logo Light - Sept 2015

A feature Light inspired by the connector.ie logo type. Shown here during the install with Conor from Connector.ie and Brendan O'Donnell Designed and made by Brendan O'Donnell July 2015

Alpha Romeo Feature Piece

Alpha Romeo Feature Piece

Unique momento for an Italian car enthusiast ... Italian car design meets wall art! ...

Display Boxes

Display Boxes

A recent commission from One Off Design to make these beautiful modular display boxes from solid ash and resin. The resin lid will be laser etched with specific branding using a Trotec Laser engraver - designed by One Off Design

Modeligo Award  2015

Modeligo Award 2015

I was delighted to be asked to make this piece for Modeligo GAA Club's Victory Banquet. It was in acknowledgment of their outgoing manager for the many great achievements together. Click for more ...

Plywood Chair by Brendan O'Donnell

Plywood Chair by Brendan O'Donnell

Made from of cuts of birch ply and solid walnut pieces from previous projects ... no such thing as waste! Click for More ...

Owl Art Piece with James Earley

Owl Art Piece with James Earley

Some images of the completed piece I made for InPutOut for the Dean Hotel Dublin. Concept & design by James Earley with images by http://www.eoinholland.com Click image for more ...

Sliotar Carving

Sliotar Carving

This carving is a work in progress in Burr Ash... I was asked to make an award piece for a local sporting personality in appreciation of his contribution to the development of Hurling within his organisation, more to follow ...

Rustic Post Box

Rustic Post Box

Made on request for an old cottage in the Yorkshire Moors from reclaimed oak floor boards & copper water pipes. Click image for more ...

Art Piece 2014 with James Earley

Art Piece 2014 with James Earley

I was asked by James Earley to help create one of his latest graphic works into a 3D piece for installation in a Dublin city centre space - This is a shot of the work in progress. It is 3meters x 650mm and will look stunning complete thanks to James' vision and creativity - more to follow soon ...

Laser Cut Trays

Laser Cut Trays

2mm Aluminium laser cut & folded for collecting sample bottles. For use on site in agricultural dairy applications. Prototyped & produced for Munster CBG

Chess Box - Oct 2014

Chess Box - Oct 2014

Custom laser cut & engraved chess piece box made for Tom in O'Keeffe Sports in Rathmines, Dublin. They are available in his store now complete with chess pieces. Click image for more ...

Hackathon Dublin, September 2014

Hackathon Dublin, September 2014

I was pretty chuffed to be on the winning team at Ireland's 1st dedicated Hardware Hackathon! I got to meet, work with & befriend a fantastic bunch of creative people at this great event held in DCU September 2014 Click image for more...

Gift Book Box

Gift Book Box

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more ...

Wedding Day Book Box

Wedding Day Book Box

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

USA Number Plate Map

USA Number Plate Map

Made by Brendan O'Donnell Design using recycled American State license plates. Click image for more...

Inlaid Ducati Coffee Table

Inlaid Ducati Coffee Table

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design. Click image for more...

Click Furniture - Stools

Click Furniture - Stools

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design. Click image for more...

Click Furniture - Stools

Click Furniture - Stools

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design. Click image for more...

Replica Kite Board Trophy

Replica Kite Board Trophy

Artwork & Design by Nigel Wynne & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design. Click image for more...

Resin River Table London 2012

Resin River Table London 2012

Exhibited at London Design Week 2012 Made by Brendan O'Donnell for One Off, Dublin. Design & concept by One Off. Click image for more...

Ballerina Table by Charles O'Toole

Ballerina Table by Charles O'Toole

Made by Brendan O'Donnell for Charles Furniture. Design & Concept by Charles O'Toole Click image for more...

Tear Drop Island - Stone Panels

Tear Drop Island - Stone Panels

by Brendan O'Donnell Design for Curve Craft. Click image for more...

Resin River Display London 2012

Resin River Display London 2012

Exhibited at London Design Week 2012 Made by Brendan O'Donnell for One Off Dublin. Concepts & Design by One Off Click image for more...

Bridge Oak Desk

Bridge Oak Desk

by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Split Level Wave Island

Split Level Wave Island

by Brendan O'Donnell Design for Curve Craft Click image for more...

Painted Island With Walnut

Painted Island With Walnut

By Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Tear Drop Island

Tear Drop Island

by Brendan O'Donnell Design for Curve Craft Click image for more...

Crooked Playhouse

Crooked Playhouse

Weather-proof & insulated play centre Designed & Made by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Bridge Oak Desk

Bridge Oak Desk

by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Meades Cafe - Dungarvan, Waterford

Meades Cafe - Dungarvan, Waterford

Design & Project management by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Tear Drop Island

Tear Drop Island

by Brendan O'Donnell Design for Curve Craft Click image for more...

Meades Cafe - Dungarvan, Waterford

Meades Cafe - Dungarvan, Waterford

Design & Project management by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Burr Oak Wardrobe

Burr Oak Wardrobe

by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Round Island

Round Island

by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Emerald Islands Branding

Emerald Islands Branding

by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Burr Walnut Larder

Burr Walnut Larder

by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Emerald Island Brochure

Emerald Island Brochure

by Brendan O'Donnell Design

Teak Birdhouse for Cut & Engrave

Teak Birdhouse for Cut & Engrave

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design for Cut & Engrave

Burr Walnut Desk

Burr Walnut Desk

by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Wooden Clutch Bags

Wooden Clutch Bags

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design for Cut & Engrave Click image for more...

Jewelery Book Box

Jewelery Book Box

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Curved Larder

Curved Larder

by Brendan O'Donnell Design for Curve Craft

Keepsake Book Boxes

Keepsake Book Boxes

Designed & made by Brendan O'Donnell Design Click image for more...

Art Coffee Table - Brendan O'Donnell

Art Coffee Table - Brendan O'Donnell

November 2019 New collaboration projects with Billy Moore Metal Works. We have some exciting new products in the works ...

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