John Hayton is a wood carver and furniture maker who shares the workshop with his son Joseph, making unique pieces in a variety of timber. His commissions include hand carved domestic and ecclesiastical pieces as well as Hand made rocking horses in American tulip wood. The horses are made to order, to customers individual requirements and often contain a time capsule usually containing family memorabilia. Small wooden gifts such as hand carved bowls, lettered plaques and striking funiture made using burr oak and elm are also available.
See below examples of Johns work including a lectern for bewerley chapel and a font made for Darley church in collaboration with the glass blowers Sanders and Wallace.