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My son Toby who is addicted to his Xbox was enthralled from the offset! It was halfway through the (teaching) session that he asked when we were coming again!!! We both left with a vastly improved understanding of wood and how to work with it, I honestly couldn’t recommend Alistair enough.

James Linahan

I commissioned Alistair to carve a plaque to a fairly specific theme, involving my partner’s love of canoeing, aquatic birds and otters. His initial sketches gave me absolute confidence that he understood what I wanted from the gift, and the finished product was an absolute joy to see, and to present to the overjoyed recipient. The whole process was fabulous and truly rewarding. Alistair is a truly talented artist and a gentleman. Highly, highly recommended.

Kirsty Matthewson

Wide range of carving skills, and an excellent tutor, catering to differing needs easily. Friendly, easy going sessions. Would not hesitate to recommend!

Sam Hall

Alistair totally delivered when asked to carve some words into a whisky box I got for my dad’s 70th birthday. We loved the result and Alistair was a star throughout working to my tight timescales – can’t recommend him highly enough.

Laura Smith

I’ve just been meaning to say my mum absolutely loves the sign. She burst into tears on opening it on Sunday, it was really special and I can’t think of anything else that would have been so meaningful. We will be putting it up next week so will send a pic! 

Thanks again, you’re a star! 

Alex Stone

I would like you to be aware that he has done an excellent job for me. He has engraved the bench with the name of the person who is being commemorated and has been most helpful at all times. Also his costs have been reasonable. You might like to recommend him to other people who would like engraving done on benches or furniture.

J. Allenby