Blog: tagged techniques

Letter Carving in Slate

Posted 17/03/16 in Workshop life

lettering in slate video

Capturing in great detail, the carving of letter D in slate. This video gives you a feel for the fluidity of the chisel with the hand, and the accuracy and attention to detail that is required to carve letters by hand.

Cleaning Gravestones

Posted 09/09/14 in The Headstone Guide

People often ask me about cleaning gravestones, and the answer I usually give is not to do so unless absolutely necessary! If you are determined to clean a gravestone, I share some tips in this article.