Archive for the ‘Letter cutting’ Category

What’s new in my workshop

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Here are some images for the latest selection of work. Some of these are commissions and some are available in my shop. I have started to create sculptures that I can cast, these are still unique to me and as each one is hand finished they are ever so slightly different ...

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 ...