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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 [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:47+01:00March 28th, 2018|architectural lettering, hand carved lettering, hand carved signage, Martin's Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hand Carved Architectural Lettering

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 [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:47+01:00March 28th, 2018|architectural lettering, garden carvings, hand carved lettering, Martin's Blog, Welsh slate standing stone|Comments Off on Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone

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 [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:49:47+01:00March 28th, 2018|hand carved lettering, headstone, Martin's Blog, memorials, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welsh slate headstone
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