More and more these days I am approached by people looking for something very different to the modern, generally accepted, run-of-the-mill, polished black headstones with machined gold lettering as a lasting memorial to loved ones. As an artist, it is my aim to provide a unique, creative design particular to the client. All my lettering work is hand-cut using traditional methods with a mallet and chisels. I hope you will see within the examples here, the individual nature of my work.

If you would like to discuss commissioning a unique, traditionally-carved memorial headstone, follow this link to my contact page.

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 […]
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
Memorial_bench

Memorial bench

Another recently finished commission was to add an inscription to an existing, solid pine bench.
September 12, 2011
Kemnay housing estate sculpture

Kemnay Deveron Homes feature

Local wildlife standing stone with lettering
December 26, 2009

Delliefure Grave Marker

Ground-level, hand-carved stone grave marker for Natural Burial Ground, Speyside.  
December 25, 2009

River stone grave marker

Hand-carved river stone grave marker. Delliefure Natural Burial Grounds, Speyside.
December 24, 2009
Hand-carved memorial stone

Ground-level memorial

An inconspicuous hand-carved memorial stone for the Natural Burial Ground, Delliefure, Speyside.
August 25, 2009
Hand-carved memorial stone

Gaelic memorial stones

A pair of memorial grave marker stones with Gaelic inscription. Cothiemuir, Aberdeenshire.
July 25, 2009

Hand-carved grave marker

A small field stone grave marker with hand-carved lettering. Delliefure, Speyside.