Archive for the ‘War memorial’ Category

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.

War memorial for the Parish Mitcheldean and Abenhall.

Monday, August 19th, 2019

 This side of the War memorial will commemorate the 1st World War. This is a photo of my drawing, it is 3rd life-size scale, drawn on an A1 sheet but I couldn't get it scanned to reproduce. The Soldier in this image is a drawing that I made using several different images ...

A new War Memorial

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Last October I was asked to design a new War Memorial for Mitcheldean and Abenhall in the Forest of Dean. In june I was finally able to submit my drawings for a double sided stone carving. I will be using Forest of Dean sandstone, One side commemorating the first World War ...