Archive for June, 2008

Bull Mastiff Carving

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

The Commission of the Bull mastiff head, that I mentioned in my earlier posts has been completed. From photos to a clay model, from a clay model to a cast in plaster, and finally from the plaster cast to the finished carving in all its glorious Tetbury Limestone!! [gallery=2] It was not an ...

My New Workshop Layout

Monday, June 9th, 2008

For the last three days I have been reorganising my workshop!! I have wanted to do it for months now but you know what it's like, there's always something else to do. When I moved in there in January 2007, the previous occupier had re-hung the door so I designed my ...

Work in Progress

Monday, June 9th, 2008

I was hoping to get the dogs head finished on Sunday but my workshop took longer than I had anticipated- sorry to my customer if he is reading this. I hope to get him finished on Tuesday. Old chapel house is finished and looks gorgeous, I have another one to start ...

Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourist Association

Monday, June 9th, 2008

You will find a new link to this website, which I am proud to be a member of. There is information about B&B's, where to find specialist shops, which is where you will find me, things to do and see among other things, check it out!

The Stonemason’s Festival 2008

Monday, June 9th, 2008

On May 24th, 25th and 26th, the Harts Barn Craft Centre hosted its first and by no means its last stone-carving weekend. I was frantically setting up with the landlord and his son, the Canadians arrived and after travelling all around the south west of England, they got stuck in. ...