Welcoming sign

Welcoming sign

A newly carved slate Welcome sign. Welsh slate, 300x300mm, Black Letter script.

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6ft carved burr elm bench

6ft carved burr elm bench

Several lovely pieces of Scots (Wych) elm have gone into producing this 6 foot long, garden or patio bench.

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Rustic benches

Rustic benches

Here are two chainsaw-fashioned, rustic benches I was commissioned to produce for Delliefure Natural Burial Ground near Grantown on Spey. Made from one large Scots Pine trunk.

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Silver Cottage

Silver Cottage

This is a hand-carved lettercutting piece in slate measuring 600 x 300mm. I was really pleased that the client liked the idea of including carved silver birches to go with the name of the cottage.

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Letter-cutting in wood

Letter-cutting in wood

I don’t often get a chance to do letter-cutting in wood so I was really pleased to be commissioned to carve this large house sign. It’s carved in wych (Scots) elm and measures about four and a half feet in length. Carved into the top are two mountains which can be seen from the property.

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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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