Intricate memorial finished this week

I installed this slate memorial this week. It is the culmination of many hours of discussions with the client to finalise the designs before I even began the carving. The carvings are of personal memories, important objects and pets, there is even a carving of a grandfather clock on the back. I probably only make [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:49+00:00March 20th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Landscaping complete on Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden

After many months of research, design and planning, the stone for the memorial sculpture for the Sir Bobby Robson memorial garden in Newcastle has finally arrived at my workshop, ready to carve. I am thrilled to be be starting work on what will be a fitting and inspiring memorial for one of foootball's true gentlemen. [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:49+00:00March 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Carving small stuff in slate

As you can see, I have been working on an intricate headstone over the last couple of weeks. Although it is not quite finished yet, the picture shows part of the detail. It is made from Welsh slate and has a number of small images containing carvings of many animals including several dogs, cats, mice, a rabbit , [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:49+00:00March 7th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments