2 Day Workshop

2 Day Workshop

Posted on Jan 25, 2015 in CARVING WORKSHOP | No Comments

Mark and Helen came for a 2 day carving workshop. They had no experience in that field… They both did amasing carving… here are, above, a rough timeline of Mark Dragon Fly and Helen flower, based on her favourite necklace…

Weatherproof!

Weatherproof!

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in CARVING WORKSHOP | No Comments

The workshop at the King Harry Ferry landing is weatherproof and ready for some keen carvers (2 coming this week actually for a birthday treat!) Doors to keep the wind out and woodburner to keep the heat in! Happy days

A Stone to remember

A Stone to remember

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in PET HEADSTONE | No Comments

I have just finished a Cornish Granite Bowl in remembrance of the lives of Archie and Bluebell. A nice way to keep them alive in the garden, still preying on birds coming for a bath! 30cm of diameter and 15cm deep.

Penzance Harbour

Penzance Harbour

Posted on Nov 4, 2014 in STONE MASONRY | No Comments

We are replacing the missing block of granite of Penzance. 10 in total that need to be hand punched. They are big! It is great to be part of the team and give back to penzance his former glory after the 2014 big storms…

Celtic knot workshop

Celtic knot workshop

Posted on Nov 4, 2014 in CARVING WORKSHOP | No Comments

2 weeks ago Charlotte came for an introduction in stone carving. She beautifully and skillfully carved a celtic knot, opening her horizon in what she can achieve, and what could be a new career path! Well Done.

Carving a gift or two!

Carving a gift or two!

Posted on Aug 12, 2014 in CARVING WORKSHOP | No Comments

Last week has been a busy week with 2 students enrolling for a 1 day and 2 day carving workshops. Both had amazing results (pictures to come soon) and left with a fantastic piece. They may want to give the carving away as a gift or keep it for themselves, but the experience of doing […]

Cornish Granite step

Cornish Granite step

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 in STONE MASONRY | No Comments

I have been lucky and privileged to render a cornish granite step with a punch for the texture and a chisel of for the edges. Hard work but so rewarding. I am going back this week to the quarry for some more!

Sign on Cornish Granite

Sign on Cornish Granite

Posted on Jun 21, 2014 in LETTERCUTTING | No Comments

I have been blessed to take part in the making of the Kurukshetra Yoga retreat in Sancreed. I have hand-carved their sign into an old piece of granite, with the help of its owner, Satnam, and a truly amasing mason, Dave Noonan. I wish them good luck for their opening on Tuesday.

My workshop in Feock

My workshop in Feock

Posted on May 5, 2014 in STONE CARVING | No Comments

Since winning the Monty Don Real Craft show I have decided to launch myself as a stone carver in Feock. You will find my workshop at the landing of the King Harry Ferry where i will be offering my services as a stone carver, letter cutter of some sort. And you will find my latest […]

Winning Water feature

Winning Water feature

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 in MONTY DON REAL CRAFT | No Comments

“The enthusiasm of the three participants was clear from the start, but I really wasn’t sure about their ability – and keeping up with Lutyens is no easy task. But the end results were actually very good and I think the winner, Stephane, could have a wonderful career ahead of him.”¬†¬†Anna Keay, Director of the […]