Half a lifetime carving letters in stone

Half a lifetime carving letters in stone. In December 1995 I set up a small workshop in a craft centre in Leicestershire having left art college earlier that year. My intention was to sell small sculptures from this workshop to the general public. Very quickly it became apparent that this was going be extremely difficult. [...]

By |2024-05-31T11:53:29+01:00May 31st, 2024|lettering, Memorials, public art, Sculpture, sundial, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Half a lifetime carving letters in stone

Intricate carving

I have been carrying out some intricate carving work creating a new plaque for the Almshouses in Melbourne in Derbyshire. The plaque replaces the previous one which was installed in the 1890's to commemorate the opening of the building commissioned by Thomas Cook. The intricate carving on the plaque has taken a number of days [...]

By |2020-04-13T15:09:27+01:00April 13th, 2020|lettering, Memorials, relief carving, stonemasonry|Comments Off on Intricate carving

Guinea Pig Club Memorial

A new Guinea Pig Club Memorial I am delighted to announce that I have been asked to create a memorial to the Guinea Pig Club. The Guinea Pig Club, was established in 1941, it was a social club and mutual support network for British and allied aircrew injured during World War II. Its membership was [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00February 18th, 2016|Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|1 Comment

Dedication for John Smith V.C plaque

It is quite a story how John Smith, a shoemakers son from a small Derbyshire village came to be awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest military honour. Relatives of this great man gathered in the grounds of Ticknall Village Hall yesterday to see the plaque unveiled by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mr. Willaim Tucker. John [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:33+00:00May 19th, 2014|lettering|0 Comments
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