Archive for the ‘Letter cutting’ Category

House names and numbers

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

I have been very busy chiselling my way through a selection of house names and numbers. [nggallery id=317] A few examples of some of my latest creations, it doesn't have to stop at just one word you could have a whole poem if you wanted! I also have great fun designing letters for ...

A house name in a wall!!

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

It's always rather good when the customer asks me to not only carve the house name, but also to cut out the hole and build it into the wall!! This lovely house name is carved in Forest of Dean Sandstone and the lettering style is a decorative Versal and was widely ...

Chinese Slate

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

I have just bought some beautiful pieces of Chinese slate. It has browns pinks and yellows ochre colours running through it. This stone offers an alternative carving material for house name and number signs. I will also be carving some Celtic Knotwork designs in some of the pieces!   

House names and numbers

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Some of you have asked for prices of my house names and numbers! It's quite difficult without knowing what you would like, but a house number carved in a 5"x4" piece of Forest of Dean sandstone, unpainted with fixings provided will cost £20. obviously if you would like a larger piece ...

House Names and Numbers

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Why not add something specially hand carved to your house. A new name plate or number doesn't have to be expensive, for as little as £20 you could have a bespoke number carved for your house. Obviously hand carved stone house names tend to be a little more expensive, but bear in mind ...