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.

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Chanonry Point dolphin

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

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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

Garden sculpture with diving birds and lettering.

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Daein’ Dirdums! Daein’ Dirdums! Daein’ Dirdums!

Daein’ Dirdums!

Hand-carved Clashach sandstone garden sculpture with Doric phrase.

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Running water memorial

This unique memorial headstone was commissioned for a young photographer. Colonised, Forres.

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Eagle Rock, Applecross Eagle Rock, Applecross Eagle Rock, Applecross Eagle Rock, Applecross

Eagle Rock, Applecross

Tall Caithness stone house sign for luxury accommodation, Applecross.

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Fair Isle Headstone Fair Isle Headstone Fair Isle Headstone

Fair Isle Headstone

Caithness stone memorial for former musician and poet, Fair Isle, Shetland.

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A second memorial for Gordonstoun

To join a headstone I installed previously at St Michael’s Church, Gordonstoun School, Macduff.

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Roseisle bench

Carved feature bench for Roseisle Beach on the Moray Coast.

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