Archive for the ‘War memorial’ Category

Mitcheldean War Memorial.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Looks like the fundraising is off to a great start;  The Worshipful Company of Masons have very generously donated £500 to the fund. If you would like to find out more information about this historic livery company please click on this link . I am proud to be a Yeoman Mason a ...

Fundraising for the war memorial

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Fund raising night at the Mitcheldean Community centre to help raise money for the new War memorial. Tickets are £12.50 each from the parish clerk; or 01594 544723.   I have carved one of the raffle prizes, the Gloster's Back badge, out of a piece of Mitcheldean sandstone. Tickets are £1 ...

Stone and raffle prize for the War Memorial.

Friday, September 20th, 2019

After a successful trip to the quarry, I have chosen this piece. As you can see from the first photo there were plenty of pieces to choose from but they needed to fit the right criteria. 8ft x 4ft to start off with, no visible flaws, interesting colours and of course good ...

What’s new

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Hi everyone, just a quick update. I've been working on my commissions as well as getting on with some new pieces for sale in my shop, (please note that if you would like something special carved in time for Christmas you need to get orders in asap), and at St Mary De ...

War Memorial update

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

I will be visiting the Forest of Dean Stone Firms quarry on Wednesday morning to start my search for the right piece of stone for the War memorial.  I will take some photos while I am there but it might take some time to find the right piece.