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War memorial carving

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

I have had a busy few weeks. The gantry crane was swapped over on 21st July and the stone was put upright on the 24th July, I spent 4 days drawing the names and words on the stone. On Tuesday 28th July April the Clerk from the Parish council came and ...

Lifting the stone

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Today was the day, the stone was lifted upright by a dedicated sculpture moving team. The stone weighs just over 3.5 tonnes so the 5t lifting equipment was just what was needed. With a bit of adjustment and re-positioning of the stone the lifting could commence. [nggallery id=449] Between Damon and Max ...

Lifting Equipment

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Reid Lifting are generously lending me the equipment to stand the stone up for the war memorial carving. They came along yesterday to erect the 5 tonne capable gantry crane, here are a few photos. [nggallery id=448] The stone is going to be stood up on Friday evening and I will be starting ...

War Memorial

Saturday, July 18th, 2020

Great news, the equipment I need for lifting the stone is being put up on Tuesday. The stone will be lifted upright at the end of the week. This means that I will be making a start on drawing the design out next weekend. Reid Lifting are based in Chepstow, they have ...

Sculpture during Lock-down

Friday, June 26th, 2020

This is where I am at the moment with my carving. There is still about 50 hours work as I am getting to the fiddly bits. The hand that is by the side of her head will be tricky but I have turned it slightly so that it is against ...