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Hand Carved Architectural Lettering

  Hand Carved Architectural Lettering Architectural lettering in wood Here is some architectural lettering that I carved in Oxford.  It is on the face of the Blavatnik School of Government, Jericho, Oxford.  The building is magnificent.   Architects Herzog & de Meuron.  It was great to revisit the building recently and take some photos [...]

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone Riven slate standing stone I made this piece for a private client so time ago.  I discovered this image in the archives and was delighted to rediscover it. It is always a great surprise when I find images of work that I had forgotten.  Over the years I [...]

Welsh slate headstone

Welsh slate headstone Welsh slate is a wonderful medium for carving fine lettering.  I only use the best Welsh slate and will often travel to the quarry to select the slate personally. I love the simplicity of this particular headstone.  It is elegant and timeless and the perfect memorial to a young life. Each piece [...]

Hand carved oak bench

Hand carved oak bench Yesterday we traveled through ten counties delivering and installing artwork to clients! This hand carved oak bench was commissioned by a client in Gloucestershire and it sits in the courtyard of their fantastic Cotswold stone house.  This was gift for my clients partner.  It looked perfect and the clients were delighted. [...]