Winning Works

Winning Works

We transform slate and wood into beautiful engraved signs, serving boards, chalkboards and personalised gifts for the home and garden. We use natural ethically sourced materials as well as redundant offcuts, breathing life into them and creating unique gifts that people love to give and receive.

Cathy started making personalised signs in 2011, almost by accident. It all started when our new engraving machine arrived. Impatient to see it running, she started engraving on any scrap she could find in the workshop. I then went outside and collected some old bits of slate. Not long afterwards, the first home and garden signs were created! Four years on, Cathy works with husband Chris, whose background in industrial design and his love of wood have resulted in us developing new products that are all unique to us. We are proud of our unique designs which are all individually engraved in our own workshop using traditional mechanical methods, not laser etching.

We love working with different materials and love creating gifts with a touch of humour or sentiment. As we make each piece, we love to think about its journey, the stories it could tell of the past, and the memories we are recording in the words we engrave, creating timeless pieces that will be treasured for years to come.

We hope you'll love giving and receiving our engraved signs and gifts as much as we love making them!

Cathy & Chris