Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Welsh slate house sign

Welsh slate house sign This elegant Welsh slate house sign was hand carved by Martin Cook.  You can see many examples of Welsh slate house signs on Martin's gallery. Martin likes to hand carve into natural British stone such as Welsh slate, Cumbrian slate, Portland stone and Bath Stone.  Fine hand carved lettering looks beautiful [...]

By | 2015-02-26T14:34:01+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved inscription at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Hand carved inscription, Dulwich Picture Gallery Earlier this week Martin spent the day on his knees producing this hand carved inscription at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Martin has created many hand carved inscriptions for the Dulwich Picture Gallery over the years.  Martin's hand carving can also been seen on his largest project to date, The Great [...]

By | 2015-02-26T13:06:00+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Portland stone headstone hand carved by Martin Cook

Portland stone headstone hand carved by Martin Cook Here is a beautiful example of a Portland stone headstone by Martin Cook.  Martin makes individually hand carved headstones from natural British stone such as Portland stone, Welsh slate, Cumbrian slate and York stone. Martin designs at the drawing board, each letter is hand drawn.  His style [...]

By | 2015-02-23T15:02:15+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved headstones

Hand carved headstones The process starts at Martin Cook's studio with an meeting with the family. Together they discuss the life of those they are remembering, this gives Martin a feel of the style for the design.  Once the client has approved the initial drawing of the hand carved headstone, and permission has been given [...]

By | 2015-02-23T14:19:04+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved headstones

Hand carved headstones Martin Cook studio produces beautiful hand carved headstones made from natural British stone such as Welsh slate, Cumbrian slate, Portland stone. Each hand carved headstone is designed after careful discussion with the client, ensuring that the finished hand carved headstone reflects the life of those remembered. Hand carved headstones can be traditional [...]

By | 2015-02-23T12:39:32+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Martin Cook at Grand Designs Show Live 2015

Martin Cook at Grand Designs Show Live 2015 Martin Cook at Grand Design Show Live 2015    Martin Cook at Grand Design Show Live 2015, exhibiting his beautiful hand carved art pieces for the garden and home. Martin Cook is well known for his hand carved garden pieces made from natural British stone.  Each [...]

Hand carved Welsh slate war memorial plaque

Hand carved Welsh slate plaque by Martin Cook Hand carved Welsh slate war memorial plaque Martin Cook has recently designed and made this hand carved Welsh slate war memorial plaque. This hand carved Welsh slate war memorial plaque is to celebrate the soldiers of Martin's old school, Merchant Taylors. Martin designs each piece [...]

By | 2015-02-19T15:25:07+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments