Good monumental sculptors in Carnforth can create truly unique headstones. Sculpting is an ancient process that has fascinating humanity with its beautifully crafted representations of humans, motion and myth and history. The sculpting process starts with the right tools. Depending on the job at hand, you have the classic tools such as mallets and chisels, and modern tools such as pneumatic hammers and electric rotary tools. The next step involves choosing the material Whether it’s lime, marble or quartz, each stone has its unique characteristics, both in terms of appearance, and in terms of the influence they have over the sculpting process.
Once the stone has been selected, it’s time to move to the next step of the process. In Carnforth, monumental sculptors will use a sketch at this point to determine the overall direction of the monument. In some cases, when the carving begins, the sculptor will use diamond tools and a water jet to carve into the stones. This reduces the heat of the friction removing the risk of damage to the tools or stone. Once the rough shape of the monument, smaller tools are used for details, and this is followed by smoothing, until the desired surface is achieved.
Kenneth A Fraser Ltd are the best choice when it comes to monumental sculptors in Carnforth. Our methodology combines traditional methods with state of the art equipment, which allows us to create truly wonderful monuments. We have been members of the NAMM for more than 30 years, always striving to meet the highest standards of craftsmanship and customer service. We also offer a 6 year guarantee on all the work and materials used in the construction of your memorial. In terms of variation, customers can choose the stone, size, shape and ornamentation of the commissioned memorial. If you’d like to find out more about your options and pricing, contact us today. We will be able to guide you through the design and purchasing process will keeping in mind all the rules and regulations that apply to your particular location.