June 16, 2017

We were asked to move a font in a church at a place called Austwick, North Yorkshire. The font was being moved because they had decided to make better use of the area where the font was situated. This was going to be a very testing job but we were up for the challenge,...

March 19, 2017

Tuesday morning March 14th 2017 at the Tarn Moor Woodland Memorial Ground, we heard the hooting of airhorns on Stewart Normingtons articulated wagon. I quickly went down the track to meet him at the entrance as he was backing in off a single track lane at a 90 degree a...

January 16, 2017

As you may remember just before we broke up for Christmas a gentleman came to the workshop with a statue of a little girl that had been in a bit of an accident. At some point she had fallen forward and broken off her fingers.

Here she is after a good deep clean to get r...

January 13, 2017

The cold frozen monaliths of a time standing still,

In a grave yard on top of a Yorkshire hill,

With winters so harsh they've survived the test of time,

Some stand up straight, some lay on the ground and some are on an incline!

But who were they? Nobody knows.

Because thei...

December 29, 2016

Hope you're all enjoying the festive period, we definetly are. Just before we broke up for Christmas a gentleman came to our workshop with a lovely antique white marble statue of a little girl. I think she is Italian by looking at the clothes she wears. I'd love to fin...

November 8, 2016

Your probably thinking how can a Yorkshire rose repair a fireplace? Well i'm about to tell you.

We had a customer come to us about a problem with their Inglenook fireplace. The Problem was a bowl shaped hole in the top right hand corner of the stone work, which was prob...

October 24, 2016

Today Sunday 23rd October 2016 me and my family went back to Mother Shiptons Cave to revisit the stone I carved back in July. It was a chilly and very autumnal day with all the leaves on the trees turning colours of red and gold. On arrival we went up to were the stone...

October 21, 2016

Today October 21st 2016 I finished the carving of a house name for my good friends Alan and Christine McEwen from Dandelion Stone Troughs.

Please visit their website its www.dandelionstonetroughs.co.uk  

One of their customers bought an old stone grindstone which wa...

October 19, 2016

Today Wednesday October 19th 2016 I completed the carving on the huge lump of Yorkshire stone up at Bracken Ghyll Golf Club, Addingham, West Yorkshire.

This Stone is around 4ft x 3ft in size and will be going on the footpath going up to the first hole on the golf c...

October 16, 2016

Today 15th October 2016 I started our first carving lesson with my friend Laura. This lesson would teach the students how to hand carve letters and numbers in t

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