Steel hand painted dragonfly sculpture

DRAGONFLY SCULPTURE My new dragonfly sculpture with custom pearl paint job I’ve been making dragonfly sculptures for a few years now and I love every one of the! Each and every dragonfly sculpture I’ve made has been different in one way or another due to the freestyle bending techniques I use to create the sculpture. There are however close similarities with...

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Custom Japanese entrance gate & railings

Custom Japanese entrance gate A while back the owner of Roger Gracie Acadamy Buckinghamshire contacted me and said that one of the guys at the Acadamy had showed him my work. He wanted to know if I would like to design something unique for the rear entrance of the property. His preferred influence was Japanese Samurai. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has its roots in Japanese...

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Worlds biggest decorative pond cover

WORLDS BIGGEST DECORATIVE POND COVER At a whopping 28m2 I believe this to be the worlds biggest decorative pond cover and the pond cover was the biggest project we’ve completed In spring of 2016, I took on our biggest project to date. A 6.4 x 4.4m pond cover with a 3m spiderweb. A large black widow sculpture on it and a koi fish detail. At first I wasn’t sure...

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Child & heron safe pond cover – Warwickshire

Child & heron safe pond cover – Warwickshire For this customer safety was the main concern before artistic flare. Aesthetics were still important keeping with the simple but grand design style house. We decided that a 50mm weld mesh would be complimented by the grey block patio. Adding a single dragonfly to break up the energy and inject a bit of life and...

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Peace of mind with a child safe koi pond cover

Knowing your children are safe in the garden when you have a pond Today I received a photo and testimonial from one of my customers. Making pond covers is difficult work, but not because pond covers are awkward to make, not because they’re strange shapes or have a tedious amount of short welds. The most stressful aspect of making pond covers is that there are...

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Zen art style pond cover

I’m very pleased to show my new Zen art style pond cover design My style of work is heavily influenced by Japanese line are and I have been working to create beautiful Zen art style covers with Koi, Lotus and dragonfly.This Pond cover is completely hand made using various size mild steel bars to create the image within the frame. Ponds and the wildlife within bring...

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Snail Sculpture

GIANT SNAIL SCULPTURE A super scary thought for most gardeners Slugs and snails are among the more common garden pests but for not for one snail loving lady who received this snail sculpture for Christmas. When I was asked if I could make a giant snail sculpture I was a bit taken aback. I’d never heard of anyone liking snails, let alone massive ones a meter and a...

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Heron safe pond cover

Protecting your pond from herons Is your pond safe from attacks by predators such as herons? Heron safe pond cover’s are tricky things, its almost impossible to make a pond 100% heron proof because these amazing birds are incredibly intelligent and can figure out ways of getting there beaks and heads through small spaces and have an incredibly long neck. Click HERE...

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Child pond safety covers

IS YOUR CHILD SAFE IN YOUR GARDEN? Theres nothing more important than the safety of a child when there is a pond in the garden In this post I will try and give as much unbiased information about the products available for child safety around ponds. I have been creating child pond safety covers for almost 5 years so have become aware of different options but I might be...

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Horse head

STEEL HORSE HEAD SCULPTURE That look a horse gives you when its had enough Its been a few months since I made Majestic Freedom (show jumping horse sculpture) and I enjoyed making that sculpture so much I’ve decided I was to make more horse’s in different positions. I decided to start of with just the head and neck and then when I have more time slowly...

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Shaun McPherson Samsung and The Prince’s Trust National Young Ambassador of the year

In November 2012 I was extremely proud to become a Prince’s Trust Young Ambassador.  For the next year I was given the opportunity to share my story with people from different circles of life to help raise awareness for the work the Prince’s Trust does and to try inspire people to get the best out of their lives. I was privileged to meet some of the most...

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Child proof pond cover

What is the most important thing to remember when covering a pond? Is it price? Or how decorative the pond cover is? In my opinion its neither, the most important thing is strength. There is no point getting a child proof pond cover that is not strong. There are quite a few different options available when it comes to child proofing a pond and I can understand completely...

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The landscape garden gate

I’m often asked if I only make pond covers and the simple answer is no. I’m designer/steel sculptor and steel fabricator, Elite Pond Covers is the first idea of mine that has been successful and hopefully there will be a few more ideas to come. I try my best to make beautiful one off creations and this gate is something I’ve wanted to do for a while so...

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Being a Prince’s Trust Young Ambassador

In November 2013 I became a Young Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust. In this post I will talk about how and why I decided to become a Young Ambassador and the amazing experiences it brings. During the summer of 2012 I got a call to say that I had been nominated for the Prince’s Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Award, being nominated was a huge deal for me...

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Koi at the lakes

This request was heartbreaking, this customer lives in the lake district, Cumbria. They had their entire koi pond devastated by an otter. The sad thing was that the otter didn’t actually eat any of the fish it just scattered them around the surrounding area. I’ve been in this business a few years now and I know how dear fish are to their owners, they are pets...

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