This was commissioned as a combined birthday and ruby wedding anniversary gift for the Scottish motor trade businessman, Arnold Clark.Read More »
I’m opening my workshop and home for this year’s North East Open Studios. There will be a few of my pieces on display – outdoors and in my new gallery for indoor pieces. Come along, meet me and see me working and claim a free cuppa and some home baking.
More details will follow as time goes on.
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NEOS has been and passed and was a great success. Lots of lovely people came from all over to see me, my studio, my gallery and my work. As well as meeting some new contacts and clients, it was a very useful exercise forcing me to complete some home improvements about the place!
Although I didn’t really have many items to buy, a couple of large sales were made as well as four or five confirmed new projects as well as some very promising future commissions. I’ll certainly be doing it again next year.
Thanks to everyone who helped and to everyone who took the time to pay me a visit.Read More »
Following a Facebook competition to choose a possible sculpture from a selection of drawings by pupils of the local Primary School, I carved this 8ft tall Golden Eagle in flight.Read More »
A newly carved slate Welcome sign. Welsh slate, 300x300mm, Black Letter script.Read More »
Several lovely pieces of Scots (Wych) elm have gone into producing this 6 foot long, garden or patio bench.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »