Architectural Sculptors, Stone Carvers & Wood Carvers
Architectural sculptors, stone carvers and wood carvers skills include architectural mouldings and forms, figurative and heraldic carving and sculpture, frame carving and gilding, letter cutting and ecclesiastical carving as well as a wide range of other carving skills.
Companies supplying goods or services for Architectural Sculptors, Stone Carvers & Wood Carvers
Agrell Architectural Carving is a 37 year old family business directed by Master Wood Carver Ian Agrell. As high-end commercial woodcarvers, they have large capacity production capabilities, offices in the UK, Europe and USA and dedicated Project Managers. The company specialises in high quality, bespoke and decorative architectural wood carving projects including architectural mouldings, capitals, brackets, panelling and furniture for residential, commercial and religious projects worldwide. They recently launched a product line of hand carved architectural appliqués, brackets and mouldings.
Ben Russell is a freelance stone carver, letter cutter, sculptor, conservator and restorer based in London. He specialises in hand carved ornamental work, figurative carving, modern sculpture, memorials, commemorative plaques, model making and the conservation and restoration of stone objects, statues and buildings. Ben has won numerous awards for craftsmanship and has worked on a broad range of prestigious projects throughout London and the UK.
Coe Stone Ltd undertake all aspects of traditional stonemasonry, from carving and fitting mullion windows to rebuilding a spire. We can create bespoke pieces or carefully repair historic stonework, working principally within Wales and the South West of England but will undertake projects further afield if of suitable interest and importance. We offer a specialised stone carving service which is highly respected within the industry and stone cleaning using the DOFF system. Stone House Fireplaces ( see separate entry ) is a division of Coe Stone Ltd which offers a stone fireplace carving service. We also offer stone carving courses (see separate entry ).
G&H have a combined experience of over 80 years in ornamental woodcarving and gilding, as well as stone and bronze, mainly specialising in the conservation and restoration of historic houses and public buildings, whilst also undertaking commemorative and contemporary works. Examples can be seen at Windsor Castle, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace, as well as National Trust properties. We also offer a design consultancy service , for individual decorative items, the reconstruction of a major period room or house, or new builds in a period style, given our wealth of knowledge of 17th to 19th century woodcarving.
Geoffrey Preston is one of the UK’s leading architectural sculptors, creating sculpture and decorative plasterwork for buildings, interiors and gardens. He studied at Hornsey College of Art and was a founding director of two of the country's most respected conservation companies, at the helm of many significant projects including the restoration of the 18th century hand-modelled plasterwork at Uppark House. Recent projects include the new Great Drawing Room ceiling at Great Fulford (commended in the 2013 Georgian Group Awards and winner of the 2013 Plaisterer’s Trophy), and a commission for a landscape in stucco for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
H & K Mabbitt Ltd, are a specialist joinery company who have many years’ experience in the design and manufacture of ecclesiastical furniture and wood carving. Our clients include St. Albans Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, St Pauls Cathedral and the British Museum, amongst other highly respected institutions. We are happy to visit site to survey and advise on constructional techniques and materials, and produce design drawings for approval.
Iain Broadbent is an Architectural Woodcarver, Conserver and lettercutter based in York. He works closely with private clients, Architects and Designers in the making and repairing of bespoke carvings for domestic, public and ecclesiastical furniture and buildings around the UK. Examples of the places Iain has worked include St Andrews Undershaft and St Mary-at-Hill in the City of London, Newby Hall, North Yorkshire, Stoke Rochford Hall, Lincolnshire, Ripon Cathederal, The Assembly Rooms and Merchant Adventurers Hall in York and The Tate Gallery in London.
James Kirby has extensive training and experience in architectural stone carving and stone masonry, including work at Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle. His aim is to further his skills and knowledge of traditional and historic stonework, and contribute to the conservation and restoration of England’s built environment. Services include ornamental stone carving, architectural sculpture, stone masonry, sculpture repair, figurative sculpture and modelling, portrait carving and modelling, letter cutting, tracery, stone conservation, re-pointing, cills, headstones, monuments and memorials. He is a CSCS registered Heritage skills industry accreditation stone mason gold card holder.
Richard Noviss is a stonemason and carver who carries out commissions for private and commercial clients. With thirty years experience, his work ranges from memorials and fireplaces to decorative carving and conservation of historic buildings and statuary. Richard studied sculpture at Exeter School of Art, trained as a stonemason and carver at Weymouth College and worked in Wells and Winchester Cathedral workshops before becoming self-employed in 1988. Based in Oxfordshire, he undertakes work in southern England. Recent commissions range from conservation of decorative sculpture on the grade I Tower of the Winds in Oxford to masonry repairs at Blenheim Palace.
Saena Ku is a wood carver whose services include wood carving, gilding, lettering inscription and restoration. Projects have included the gilding of lanterns at the Tower of London and the Banqueting House for Royal Palaces, replacement Ionic Capitals at Moggerhanger House, conservation of panelling at Oriel College and New College Oxford, Oxford, carving of arms at Fishmongers Hall and conservation of pine fireplace for the Spitalfields Trust including recarving parts, consolidation and cleaning.
Simon Smith is a classically trained sculptor and has worked with stone, marble and bronze for more than thirty years. He likes to work with clients, be they a committee or individual, trying to understand what they hope for, and expressing it in a sculptural form. For a statue, he tries to capture the humanity, with expression and spirit. With restoration carving, he conducts extensive research before trying to carve with the style and rhythms of the original. Please contact Simon to discuss any stone carving, sculpture, memorial, headstone, restoration project or any other project you may be considering.