PROJECTS

These are a number of projects that represent typical work, 

Main contractor in the restoration of Hendre Mansion in Monmouthshire.  This former home of the Rolls family is elaborately decorated in carved stonework. The building required considerable restoration and replacement of features due to iron cramps expanding and splitting the stonework and also the weathering and erosion of certain areas.

 Before

Before

 After.  Note newly carved capstone on right.

After.  Note newly carved capstone on right.

Rebuilding of part of a Victorian listed building in Paignton that was partially destroyed by fire.  Much of the decorative stonework was lost and had to be completely replaced to match the original.

 New double window arch made and rebuilt after fire.  Capitals were restored using lime mortar repairs techniques.

New double window arch made and rebuilt after fire.  Capitals were restored using lime mortar repairs techniques.

Carving of an inscription for the entrance to Grain Power Station in Kent.  Hand carving of a huge Welsh slate spiral designed by Aldo Carbonari.  

Hand carved letters slate

Carving of a series of reliefs for a Teignbridge County Council.  These deeply carved reliefs were carved in Portland Stone and were the result of a collaboration with Andrew Stacey.

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Carving of two doves in Portland stone for a housing project entrance in Newton Abbot.  Portland Stone, with a Welsh Slate frame.

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Stone carving Devon

Carving of a Dartmoor Granite Head: Sleeping Warrior.  A commission for a private client in London.  The plinth is solid Oak from Devon.

Carved stone head

Sleeping Warrior Bust, Granite on Oak Plinth.