Stairway to heaven?

We installed a stone today in Sea Palling, Norfolk, and on the way back to the workshop stopped at Worstead church to check it out. It was a nice church with lots of interesting memorials and floor plaques. The thing that stood out to me however was this amazing ladder. It stood like a modern art installation. Check out these pictures….

This last image was what we installed in Sea Palling 

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3 stones, 3 counties

We’ve been on the road recently, taking a Westmorland slate memorial to Lincolnshire,  a York stone memorial to East Sussex,  and a Welsh slate memorial to Surrey. The last two we installed today in one trip. It was a long day, the hottest of the year, and the digging was hard. The slate for Richmond cemetery was quite a challenge as we had to dig a huge hole to accommodate a pre-contract concrete shoe. The soil was so hard we had to drive the fork into the solid ground using a heavy sledgehammer. See below 


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Work in progress 

Here’s a few pictures of recent work


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Some recent work 

 

Here’s a few pictures of recent memorial projects


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TEXTure show update

Our show texture opened on Friday evening and we’re really pleased with the reaction we’ve had. Lovely feedback,  interesting conversations and some sales. We look forward to seeing people there. Here are a few pictures:

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TEXTure show opens tonight

We just finished setting up… hope you can come along at some point

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TEXTure show final preparations

TEXTure opens on Friday and we’re looking forward to setting up and seeing it all in situ. There will be around forty pieces in the show, some simple sculptural forms and some large and detailed pieces. Materials in the show include slate, limestone, sandstone, rock crystal, glass, resin and metal. Here’s the latest poster and the launch invitation, please come along at some point if you can.

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