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.

August 26, 2015
Doric phrase sculpture Daein Dirdums Thegither

Daein’ Dirdums!

Hand-carved Clashach sandstone garden sculpture with Doric phrase.
March 25, 2015
Flowing water memorial stone

Flowing water memorial

This unique memorial flowing water memorial headstone was commissioned for a young photographer. Clovenside, Forres.
February 26, 2015
Caithness hand-carved house sign Applecross

Eagle Rock, Applecross

Tall Caithness stone house sign for luxury accommodation, Applecross.
February 26, 2015

Fair Isle Headstone

Caithness stone memorial for former musician and poet, Fair Isle, Shetland.
November 24, 2014

A second memorial for Gordonstoun

To join a headstone IĀ installed previously at St Michael’s Church, Gordonstoun School, Macduff.
August 12, 2014

Roseisle bench

Carved feature bench for Roseisle Beach on the Moray Coast.
August 10, 2014
Camusdarach oak garden bench with letter carving

Oak garden bench

I was asked to produce a garden bench using planks cut from an oak tree planted by the client’s father forty years ago.
August 10, 2014

Silver moon memorial

This large Caithness stone headstone commands a lovely position overlooking the Cromarty Firth.
December 5, 2013
Hand-carved shop office sign

A different kind of lettering

A hand-carved company name sign for the reception wall of a firm of accountants.
December 1, 2013
Hand-carved family name Conti sign

The Conti board

Hand-carved lettering and Celtic knot work on burr elm.