Archive for October, 2023


Wednesday, October 25th, 2023

I love getting out on site. This was a small re-pointing job that needed to be addressed before the winter sets in. Cutting out rubbish cement and building back in bricks with lime mortar is very satisfying. Lime mortar allows the building to breathe, whilst keeping the weather out. It doesn't trap moisture ...

Commissions and carving.

Sunday, October 22nd, 2023

I love playing around with the letter forms to create the word, these two, hand carved and painted Forest of Dean sandstone, Petals like a Primrose and Petrichor, the smell of the rain after a dry spell. The Star, my customers favourite Tarot card, hand carved out of a piece of ...

Jesmonite casts.

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

I have been playing with the pigments for my lastest jesmonite casts. For my Hengist and Horsa bookends, I have used a black pigment and for the others I have been experimenting with slate dust. My latest jesmonite clocks with different colours, small but unique. £18-£25.