This website attempts to give an overview of my work to prospective clients/ employers and other interested parties.
My work falls broadly into the following categories: (click on the underscored text for further information)
ø specialist stone cleaning - from swathes of grubby ashlar to fine sculptural detail using methods to suit the material and the type
of soiling. Knowing the difference between dirt and patina.
ø stone repair- 'plastic' repair using lime mortars made with 25 years experience of colour and texture matching , tile repair, careful
removal and renewal of pointing; modeling of missing sculptural elements to decorative stonework and statuary. Lime- putty and hydraulic;
expert understanding of mortars, limewashes and sheltercoats
ø paint and graffiti removal- removing unwanted paint whilst preserving historic polychromy. Graffiti eradication and the application
of protective, sacrifial surfaces.
ø ornamental plaster repair and renewal - repair of structurally failing decorative ceilings and renewal of missing elements either
cast or freehand.
ø paint analysis and redecoration - thin section microscopic analysis to determine historic paint schemes and redecoration of historic
ø gilding - exterior and interior oil gilding
ø consultancy - samples, analysis, exempla, method statements and specifications
Please contact me for further information