Stone bird bath

Stone bird bath

I recently finished a special commission of a carved stone bird bath in the shape of a maple or sycamore leaf. It’s quite a big brute (30″ x 29″) and the stone was incredibly tough to carve, but I’m really pleased with the result. It looks great when wet and it’s nice to see the resident pied wagtails dipping into it and the red squirrels visiting for a drink.

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Something a bit different

Something a bit different

I have been commissioned to produce an iPhone/iPod type from a reclaimed oak Scotch whisky barrel stave.

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More Celtic Trees almost ready for their new homes

More Celtic Trees almost ready for their new homes

I’ve had a string of requests for my hand-carved Celtic trees made from reclaimed oak whisky barrel staves.

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Name plaques

Name plaques

I recently carved a few slate name plaques as presents for some little people who visited over Easter.

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New “gallery” takes shape

Anyone who has ever visited me can’t have helped but notice the poor state of the floor in the long lobby at the front of the cottage.

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Flooders Croft slate sign

Flooders Croft slate sign

I’ve just finished this letter-cutting in slate for Flooders Croft.

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Special honour

I’ve been informed by Native Woodlands that I’ve been chosen as their exclusive “in-house” carver.

Native Woodlands own and manage several sites around the UK specially set aside for green funerals. They prefer not to use the term headstones but I have worked on a couple of projects with them now for stone markers for graves at my local natural burial ground next to the River Spey, Delliefure. The stones are laid flat on the ground so as to not detract from the natural beauty of the site.

 

 

 

I’m also in discussion with the company about producing memorial walls, paths, stepping stones, memorial boards and carved seating.

For more information about green burials visit Native Woodland’s website here.

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Letter-carvings

Letter-carvings

I’ve recently added a number of new photos of my stone letter-carvings and memorials to the gallery. Click here for more details.

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Lovely lettering

Lovely lettering

Here’s a recent article and interview with letter-cutter Fergus Wessel about the use of type in letter-cutting. Lovely work.

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Vouchers

Vouchers

Now you need look no further for that perfect gift for friends and loved ones. I am very pleased to announce that you can procure special Gift Vouchers for special occasions such as Christmas, landmark birthdays or major anniversaries. My Gift Vouchers can be redeemed against any pieces on offer for sale on the website or to go towards an individual commission. Payment can be made via PayPal (if you have an account) by cheque via post or over the phone by major credit or debit card.

Click HERE to purchase vouchers online.

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS
· Vouchers valid for 12 months from purchase date
· Vouchers have no monetary equivalent and cannot be exchanged for cash

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