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.
October 14, 2013

As seen on BBC TV

I was lucky enough to have a pair of my carvings appear on BBC TV’s longstanding gardening series, Beechgrove Garden, recently.
September 24, 2013
Knockando Wool Mill knot sculpture

Knockando knot

This sculpture is now situated at the entrance to Knockando wool mill. It is about ten feet long and was carved from a single elm log. […]
September 24, 2013
Sycamore seed pod wood carving garden sculpture

Catch your breeze

What’s your name for it? Since I carved this large sycamore seed pod, people who have seen it have referred to it as a helicopter, a […]
August 24, 2013
Hand-carved sandstone headstone memorial

Rounded sandstone headstone

A heavy, hand-carved Clashach sandstone memorial with sparrow carvings, Skene, Aberdeenshire.
July 25, 2013

Celtic knot headstone

An arch-topped Clashach sandstone memorial with Celtic knot work motif. Bellie cemetery, Fochabers.
May 24, 2013
Hand-carved memorial slate plaque

Water fountain memorial

Hand-carved in slate, this inscription formed part of a commemorative water fountain, Stephen Cottage Hospital, Dufftown.
January 18, 2013
Letter-carving in stone

Gordonstoun school memorial

Just before Christmas I installed a stone memorial at the world famous Gordonstoun School.
January 18, 2013
Memorial_bench

Memorial bench

Another recently finished commission was to add an inscription to an existing, solid pine bench.