Deep relief Welsh slate headstone

Deeply carved relief Welsh slate headstone Welsh slate headstone by Martin Cook This Welsh slate headstone has been deeply hand carved to create the effect of the tree in the foreground and the lettering sitting behind. The making of this piece was a lengthy process.  The Welsh slate had to be removed to [...]

By |2018-03-06T17:11:53+00:00March 6th, 2018|hand carved lettering, headstone, memorials|0 Comments

Welsh slate memorial stone

Welsh slate headstone carved by Martin Cook Welsh slate memorial stone I have recently completed the carving and installation of this Welsh slate headstone.  I worked closely with my client to create this beautiful piece.  I like to work closely with the families of those we are remembering.  Each headstone should reflect the [...]

By |2018-03-06T16:57:26+00:00March 6th, 2018|hand carved lettering, headstone, Martin's Blog, memorials|0 Comments

Welsh Slate Hand Carved Headstone

  Welsh Slate Hand Carved Headstone welsh slate hand carved headstone Martin Cook has very recently installed this beautiful Welsh slate headstone.  The Welsh slate is shaped to be soft and tactile, inviting the seer to touch and appreciate its beauty. The lettering is deeply hand carved by hand and individually designed to [...]

By |2018-01-08T18:15:11+00:00January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Riven Welsh Slate standing stone by Martin Cook

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone by Martin Cook This elegant 8' high riven Welsh slate standing stone by Martin Cook was recently installed in the clients garden.  It was a private commission, a gift to Martin's clients husband. This riven Welsh slate standing stone was designed and hand carved by Martin Cook at his Buckinghamshire [...]

By |2017-11-07T15:32:33+00:00November 7th, 2017|garden carvings, Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved Welsh slate headstone

Hand carved Welsh slate headstone Martin Cook has recently installed this beautiful hand carved Welsh slate headstone. The memorial was designed to include lettering on the front and back of the headstone.  Martin hand carved the daffodils on the head of the memorial.  All the carving on the Welsh slate headstone was done by hand [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:44:08+00:00November 7th, 2017|hand carved lettering, 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+00:00September 14th, 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+00:00May 29th, 2011|Martin's Blog|0 Comments
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