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My latest projects and commissions

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

I have been busy hand carving many different types of stones into some interesting sculptures, house names and memorials. [nggallery id=368] When carrying out commissions it is important for me to be able to communicate my ideas to people but also to make sure that I have understood the requirements of my customers. ...

Commission to hand carve a Poppy bowl

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

This commission is in memory of a loved one. I made a drawing which was approved by my customers and so the carving was started. [nggallery id=364] I chose the stone because it has beautiful fossils these opened up to reveal stunning geodes of calcite crystals. The only way to create a bowl with this ...

Commission to hand carve a Brown Bear eating a fish.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

I am excited to show you the final set of photos of my commission to carve a Brown Bear eating a fish using Tetbury limestone. [nggallery id=363] The initial plan was to have him in the garden with rocks and plants to make it look like he was in water but my ...

Half Term activities

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

[nggallery id=359] My workshop at Taurus Crafts nr Lydney in Gloucestershire is home to other craftsmen and women. So if you fancy having a go at stonemasonry then pop in and see me on one of my days but if that isn't your thing then try out one of the other fun ...

Commission to carve a Brown Bear

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Happy New Year, As you can see I am progressing well with this commission to carve a Brown Bear eating a fish. I have drilled under his chin, that really took some doing as the stone is pretty hard but I am managing to dig out the stone to show off ...