Hand-carved Lettering

Here is a portfolio of projects involving hand-carved, hand-cut lettering/letter-carving. Whether in stone, slate or wood, all my letter-cutting is done using traditional methods and tools such as mallet and chisel.

  Previous letter-carving examples

Previous letter-carving examples

This is a page of previous letter-carving examples. Here you will find hand-carved commissions, memorials, garden pieces and sculptures.

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  Memorial to a mason

Memorial to a mason

A ‘mixed-media’ memorial to a mason installed on the Black Isle with hand-carved wooden elements.

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  Musician’s wooden memorial

Musician’s wooden memorial

Here are images of a musician’s wooden memorial, carved in the shape of a guitar

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  Flying swifts wall carvings

Flying swifts wall carvings

Flying swifts wall carvings in Scot’s elm on display in Grantown-on-Spey

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  Golden Eagle garden sculpture

Golden Eagle garden sculpture

Here is a Golden Eagle garden sculpture in Caithness slate with Clachnaben mountain.

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  Dolphin sculpture for Chanonry Point

Dolphin sculpture for Chanonry Point

The Highland Council commissioned me to carve a dolphin sculpture (and a bee) for this stunning location and tourist attraction at Chanonry Point on The Black Isle.

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  Field stone memorial

Field stone memorial

Inspired by a stone I previously installed at Kincraig cemetery near Aviemore. Rough grey stone memorial.

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  Date stone

Date stone

Latin, ‘Roman style’ date stone for farm steading renovation.

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  A pair of loons

A pair of loons

Garden sculpture with diving birds and lettering.

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  Daein’ Dirdums!

Daein’ Dirdums!

Hand-carved Clashach sandstone garden sculpture with Doric phrase.

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