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Stonecarvers Ireland Road Trip

Dan, my assistant, and I have been working in Ireland for a few days and covering a fair few miles. Last Autumn, coincidentally I was asked by three clients to carve memorials in Ireland. They seemed to be struggling to … Continue reading

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Moleanos limestone and glass

we drove to Cumbria yesterday to install a stone in Carlisle cemetery. It was an experimental piece with raised carvings showing that Daniel (PODGE) was very into his bicycles, and also incorporating a glass element, which really brings the stone … Continue reading

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Moleanos limestone memorial

I have been working on this stone, and the glass insert is now in place. I like the way the light brings the memorial to life. ‘Podge’ was really into bicycles, so I incorporated the cogs to show this.

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Some recent work

After a busy time in the workshop Dan and I have been installing a few stones. Below are some pictures. The first few are York stone, and the bottom ones are Westmorland slate.

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a trip across the border to the badlands (well, Suffolk, and it’s nice actually)

I installed a memorial in Thrandeston (near Diss) this week and visited it to take some photographs with the sun on the carving. It is Woodkirk stone, from near Dewsbury. There are some pictures below CLICK ON THE THUMBNAILS FOR … 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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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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