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Cathedral of St. Paul Organ Case: Time lapse video

Cathedral of St. Paul, Minnesota. Organ Case

Here you can view the fantastic time lapse video showing the construction of the new Cathedral of St. Paul pipe organ casework


All the hand carving was done by our company, Agrell Architectural Carving.

The casework was constructed and installed by Geoff's Woodworking. For further information and photographs of this project please visit Geoff's Woodworking website.

Designed by Duncan G. Stroik, architect.

The organ was restored by Quimby Pipe Organs.

Project managed by JE Dunn Construction.

Additional crew included riggers Sam Hartshorn and Rich Weirick and site engineer Jason Feldman.

Time lapse photos courtesy of Tim Schindler, Director of Operations at The Cathedral of St. Paul.

Video produced by Robert Firestone.

The music is Bach's Gigue Fugue, played by Diane Meredith Belcher and recorded by Joe Vitacco on a Quimby Pipe Organ.

Cathedral photo credit to Alexius Horatius.


One of the hand carved angels prior to a finish being put on. See the intricate detail that only hand carving can produce. Photograph taken by Agrell Architectural Carving Ltd.,

Agrell Architectural Carving: Hand carved angel in progress. St Paul's Minnesota


A further few examples of ecclesiastical hand carving by Agrell Architectural Carving can be found here:

First Presbyterian Church, Alton, Illinois

Carved throne for Pope John Paul II

Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City