Memorial stone in slate

Welsh Slate I was commissioned by family friends to inscribe a memorial for their daughter. Stone used was Welsh slate (the best to letter-carve). I received the slab from Wincilate based in North West Wales, known for providing for the finest letter carvers in the UK. It is incredibly fine relatively soft and unlike other […]

Posted in January 2018

Ball Finials

What is a Ball Finial? Ball finials. They’re everywhere. Usually on gate piers – but a masonry feature that provides a function – as they all do – of compression or weight being applied to a wall or pier to stabilise the structure. Over time, these functional features were increasingly decorated and became the crocketted spires […]

Posted in April 2017

York stone steps, Wimbledon

Transformation of a house front Ugly old concrete steps were leaking and very past their sell-by-date. The steps were very uneven in their dimensions – the heights and depths (goings) were very irregular (see below). They had  been patched up many times over the years. Building during the winter We used an anti-freezing additive in […]

Posted in January 2017

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