Archive for the ‘Commissions’ Category

Carving a ball finial

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

As a traditionally trained stone mason I get to carve some beautiful and interesting things. For the last couple of weeks I have been working on a pair of Ball Finials with corresponding coping stones. These are to be built onto the pillars of a low garden wall. Obviously there were scale ...

Commissions for 2015

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Happy New year everyone, thank you for visiting my website and I hope you will take time to have a good look around. Over the past 12mths I have been getting steadily busier which is great news as I enter my 10th year in business, this does mean however that I ...

Scally is finished.

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Well here are the last photos of my carving of a portrait of Scally. [nggallery id=295] His owners came in on Saturday morning with Scally trotting along side them and they loved my carving which was a relief! This commission took approximately 7 weeks from the clay model through to the finished carving ...

Scally update!

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Here are the latest photos of a commission to carve a Bichon Frise in Portland limestone. [nggallery id=292] As you may recollect, I started with a clay model which I made from photographs and Scally the dog, once the model was approved I cast it in plaster and have been working from ...

More photos of Scally

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Well this is a very tricky process and due to the interest this carving is generating it is taking a lot longer to carve; [nggallery id=291] Obviously I am progressing more each day and hope to finish him in about 10 days!