Archive for November, 2015

10th Anniversary

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

The 22nd of November 2005 was the day Cat's Eye Carving was officially started. I had a small workshop space that I had been renting at Harts Barn in Longhope since March of that year but I finally decided to take the plunge just a few months later. I had been working for ...

Carving a passion flower

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

This is my latest carving,  inspired by my beautiful Passion Flower outside my workshop. I am carving it out of Portland limestone, the small chisel is a knarly old file that has been turned into a fine carving chisel perfect for this type of carving. The stone is less than 12inches long ...

The Worshipful Company of Masons

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

I am pleased to announce that I have been made a Yeoman mason of this historic institution. This title is in recognition of my service to Stonemasonry for organising my stonemasons festivals and raising money for charity. I was nominated back in May by the then Upper Warden Bill Gloyn who ...