Category Archives: church carving

Wymondham Abbey plaque……..continued

Well I was up early to check the size on the plaque mentioned in the last post. The size (or glue) was 12 hour, and when I checked it at 10 hours it was ready to go. Humidity and room … Continue reading

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Wymondham Abbey plaque

I have been working on a plaque for Wymondham Abbey, this will be like a foundation stone, albeit applied after the building is finished, in about 18 months time. The stone is Westmorland slate, from Honister mine. I’ve taken a … Continue reading

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Angel in York stone

I’ve been carving another bas-relief anglel in Woodkirk stone. It is in quite bold relief as my client wanted it be be as statuesque as possible. Here’s a quick video and a few pictures. It was fun. It will be … Continue reading

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Oulton Church floor plaques

I recently installed a headstone in Oulton churchyard, near Blickling in Norfolk. I found some reather nice plaques in the floor – nothing particularly unusual but really nice lettering, There are a lot of these dark plaques in church floors, … Continue reading

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More pictures from Dalton

I was kindly sent some really good photos of Dan and myself working on the Dalton wall project. These were taken by photographer Barry Hale. They show Dan working skilfully with the grinder to recess the two large lettering panels, … Continue reading

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Dalton church progress

My assistant Dan and I returned to Norfolk yesterday after spending four long days on site working on the wall. This time we worked on the lettering along the top “ALLELUIA! MAY FIGHTS OF ANGELS SING THEE TO THY REST” … Continue reading

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Dalton update

Here are a few more pictures of  the wall, taken last week. The rubble infill is there now and I am returning next week to carve an inscription in the coping stones, which went in earlier this week. I am … Continue reading

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