Archive for October, 2021

Moving and Installing the war memorial.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

We used the gantry crane to lift the 3.8T block of Forest of Dean Sandstone and then carefully lowered it down onto blocks of wood to protect my precious carving. Once this was done we were then able to move the stone over by lifting and sliding over using the ...

Finishing the 2nd World War soldier.

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

I drew the soldier on the surface of the stone by scaling up the image that Harold’s son sent me. (see previous post). The soldier on the WWII side was drawn out and carved in 3D bas relief. I carved it in a precise manner using the grid to assist me ...