Category Archives: V-cut letters
These are all on offcuts and scrap limestone found at a local building site. Drawn on paper and traced onto the stone, rearranging the letters as I went. The ‘A’ and ‘M’ should be slightly more slanted which I … Continue reading
Still using Maltese limestone, I drew an ambitious word to be carved. With lots of help I finished it. I’ve since gone back and smoothed the chisel marks down. Franka is the Maltese word for limestone.
… I’ll watch it later… http://www.folkstreams.net/film,141 Since it was produced in 1978, Final Marks has become a classic documentary about lettercutting, in both monumental inscriptions and on gravestones. The filmmakers were given complete access over a two year period to the work … Continue reading
What a wonderful factory! Massive, massive lumps of stone and marble in all shapes and sizes and massive, massive loud machinery. Straight through to the back of the factory is a smaller and quieter area where I was give my … Continue reading