Here is a portfolio of projects involving hand-carved, hand-cut lettering/letter-carving. Whether in stone, slate or wood, all my letter-cutting is done using traditional methods and tools such as mallet and chisel.

November 1, 2018

Luing Haiku

Poem carving commemorates family anniversary on Island of Luing.
April 13, 2017

Previous letter-carving examples

This is a page of previous letter-carving examples. Here you will find hand-carved commissions, memorials, garden pieces and sculptures.
April 12, 2017

Memorial to a mason

A ‘mixed-media’ memorial to a mason installed on the Black Isle with hand-carved wooden elements.
December 13, 2016

Musician’s wooden memorial

Here are images of a musician’s wooden memorial, carved in the shape of a guitar
November 3, 2016

Flying swifts wall carvings

Flying swifts wall carvings in Scot’s elm on display in Grantown-on-Spey
July 13, 2016

Golden Eagle garden sculpture

Here is a Golden Eagle garden sculpture in Caithness slate with Clachnaben mountain.
March 26, 2016

Dolphin sculpture for Chanonry Point

The Highland Council commissioned me to carve a dolphin sculpture (and a bee) for this stunning location and tourist attraction at Chanonry Point on The Black […]
January 24, 2016
Hand-carved headstone in rough Cairngorm stone, Kincraig cemetery

Field stone memorial

Inspired by a stone I previously installed at Kincraig cemetery near Aviemore. Rough grey stone memorial.
January 24, 2016

Date stone

Latin, ‘Roman style’ date stone for farm steading renovation.
October 26, 2015

A pair of loons

Garden sculpture with diving birds and lettering.