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Bishops’ tablet final stage

I was able to finish the gilding yesterday as the cathedral was empty, which was ideal for uninterrupted loose leaf work. Here are the final pictures Gilding is always quite a fraught business, laying in the gold too soon and … Continue reading

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Norwich Cathedral additional inscriptions

Last week I was working in Norwich Cathedral adding names to two stone plaques. The material seemed to be Nabresina Gold, which I have carved before. It’s quite hard, and ‘plucky’ in places, so I had to be extremely careful … Continue reading

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Some recent work

Here are a few pictures of recent work, in different materials. First a bowl and memorial, both made using Caithness stone: Next, some York stone memorials: The last one is in Holkham Hall churchyard. I hope you find these interesting….

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A road trip to The Black Isle

Dan my trusty assistant and I have been installing a stone in Cromarty, and exploring some of the historic sites here. Last time I came up this way I visited the enormous Sueno Stone near Elgin, now encased in glass, … Continue reading

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Bale Church piece

I recently installed my second memorial in Bale churchyard in Norfolk. The first I carved for here was to an inventor and featured some nice cogs on the back. This second memorial features an angel head reminiscent of the 18th … Continue reading

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A plaque in Westminster Abbey

This exciting commission was delivered recently and will have been set into the floor by the Abbey’s own stonemason ahead of a gathering to remember Wesley Carr, the previous Dean of Westminster who passed away last year. It’s exciting to … Continue reading

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Here be hares

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