Large Bay window on a small house.

I seem to be the go-to man in Southwest London for bay windows. Don’t get me wrong: I’m not complaining. Bay windows encompass all aspects of masonry – measuring, setting out, template making, banker-work, carving and fixing. I really enjoy them, and having a low-boredom threshold they don’t take forever either ūüėČ I’ve done 2 […]

Posted in September 2016

Why you should only ever choose stonemasons to fix stone

The worst building work I’ve ever seen Disclaimer: please note that the following is a cautionary tale. I¬†worked the stone¬†but the owner insisted on it being fixed (installed) by builders he was using. They turned out to be complete cowboys, and not even very good ones. A few months ago I was asked to supply […]

Posted in May 2016

2016 Update 2: Green Men, bay windows, and some letter carving!

Green Man If you’ve read my blog or seen my work before you’ll know how much I love the Green Man concept. And I have completed another one, based on the architectural drawings of Augustus Charles Pugin¬†of a church in France. To be honest I’d started it a while ago and it had been hanging […]

Posted in January 2016

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We were delighted with the craftsmanship, attention to detail and value of the service and work we received from you and and your colleagues.  The quote was accurate and you held to it, and the finished stonework looks lovely as well as being a secure investment for the future resilience of the porch and roof areas.  We shall certainly be looking to you in future years for further projects.  Not only was the crafstmanship and costing very good, we found your team to be pleasant, polite, clean and tidy and always alert to issues affecting the congregation and willing to adapt accordingly.
The Rev Dr Gordon Giles, St Mary Magdalene, Enfield