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Hand carved relief green slate standing stones for Little Missenden Church

Martin is currently working on a cumbrian green slate panel of standing stones for little missenden churchyard. You can see martin beautiful hand drawn design for the piece. The tree of life and the verse are all hand carved in the traditional way with hammer and chisel.

By | 2012-03-27T14:39:00+00:00 March 27th, 2012|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Monument to Lord Mountbatten, Downing Street

   Martin was recently commissioned by Downing Street to carve 4 portland stone panels commemorating the life of Lord Mountbatten. The plaque were unveiled last week by the daughter of Lord Mountbatten.  The event was attended by Downing Street staff and members of the family.

By | 2012-03-27T13:58:57+00:00 March 27th, 2012|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Bucks Open Studios July 2012

THIS SUMMER MARTIN WILL BE TAKING PART IN THE BUCKS OPEN STUDIOS. HE WILL BE EXHIBITING ALONG SIDE OTHER LOCAL ARTISTS AT WYCOMBE COURT HOUSE IN LANE END. HE WILL BE SHOWING HIS GARDEN CARVINGS SUCH AS SUNDIALS, BENCHES AND STANDING STONES. ALL HIS HAND CARVED PIECES ARE MADE FROM NATURAL BRITISH STONE WELSH SLATE, PORTLAND [...]

By | 2012-03-14T18:23:23+00:00 March 14th, 2012|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

RAF Medical Services Memorial

I was recently commissioned by RAF to make a memorial to RAF Medical Services memorial at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire.  I designed and produced a 8 feet tall Welsh slate and glass standing stone.  The letters were hand carved into the Welsh slate and the lettering and emblem was blasted into glass at the [...]

By | 2011-09-14T16:26:30+00:00 September 14th, 2011|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Sundials, benches and standing stones at Hampton Court Flower Show

Martin is exhibiting again this year at Hampton Court.  Stand number PK96 Martin will be showing a selection of new carved garden features including a riven slate standing stone sundial, oak benches and 'Enjoy life' standing stone.  There will be a carving demonstration throughout the week. Sundials, benches and standing stones at Hampton Court Flower [...]

By | 2011-07-06T14:42:45+00:00 July 6th, 2011|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Martin Cook Chelsea Flower Show 2011 – Artisan Garden

Martin Cook at Chelsea Flower Show 2011 - Artisan Garden   Here are some images from our Silver-Gilt medal winning Artisan Garden. SILVER-GILT MEDAL AT CHELSEA FLOWER A Literary Garden Chelsea Flower Show was a great success. We were awarded a Silver-Gilt medal (according to Alan Titchmarsh we were robbed of Gold!) I [...]

By | 2011-05-29T14:40:04+00:00 May 29th, 2011|Martin's Blog|0 Comments