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Agrell Architectural Carving featured in Ecclesiastical and Heritage World

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 15:31

Ecclesiastical and Heritage World

Here is an article written about Agrell Architectural Carving for Ecclesiastical and Heritage World www.ecclesiasticalandheritageworld.co.uk



War of the Roses

Monday, March 4, 2013 - 20:19

Rococo cartouche. Hand carved by Agrell Architectural Carving.

Blood sweat and tears go into carving a good rose or flower and it is a great source of pride when you get it right - normally by copying good examples from other carvers long since past.

Heraldry - Digging up the past - from Richard the third - to you...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 14:14

A coat of arms is the complete item - a crest is just the part above the shield of arms. In fact the coat of arms should more accurately derive from the description of the elements as issued and stated by the College of Arms. So in fact they can be interpreted in almost any way possible.

Hand carved throne for Saint John Paul II

Monday, February 18, 2013 - 13:20

In the mid nineties Agrell Architectural Carving were honoured to be awarded the commission to construct and carve the throne for Saint John Paul II visit to the USA.

Architect David Tryba sent us a sketch of the vision he had which would be simple but reflect the famous Rocky Mountains that dominate Denver and the State.

Dancing on the Edge filmed at Fulham Palace

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 18:37

We recently learned from @Fulham_Palace that some scenes from the BBC drama "Dancing on the Edge" were filmed at Fulham Palace.

Read how Agrell Architectural Carving UK produced all the hand wood carving for magnificant Bishop Sherlock's room.

Carving on the Edge

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 16:14

Those of you (with an eagle eye!) who watched Stephen Poliakoff's lovely new BBC drama "Dancing on the Edge" may have noticed the carved mouldings and carved furniture during The Imperial Hotel scenes. Mainly Egg and Dart frames.

If you didn't notice as you were too busy enjoying the music, acting and costumes - then you are forgiven! Here are some fantastic examples of Agrell Architectural Carving's hand carved Egg and Dart mouldings.

The buzz word at the moment: FRENCH

Monday, January 21, 2013 - 18:16

At Agrell Architectural Carving "French" is the big buzz word - and we are not just talking about "Les Miserable"!

Agrell Architectural Carving provides tudor style hand carving for Malinard Manor

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 19:33

Malinard Manor is a major new residence in the tudor style. Commissioned by the clients and brought to fruition by designer and decorator Mark Cravotta. All the architectural carving through out the house was hand carved and uniquely designed for this project - a total of around 15,000 hours.

Hand carved doors for a client in The Provence, France.

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 03:08

Hand carved doors for a client in The Provence, France.

Here is a fun project - wine seller doors for a "Cave" in France, made of teak and designed by Ian. The upper panel being a mirrored pattern of hanging grapes and surrounded by a moulding of a lilly leaf. At the moment the client hasn't had a finish put on them so the colours of the wood distract a bit from the carving - but I think you will get the picture

Photographs in progress of the hand carved decoration for the organ case in St Paul's Cathedral, Minnesota

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 15:54

Agrell Architectural Carving: Hand carved decoration for an organ case

The construction and carved decoration of the massive organ case in St Paul's Cathedral, in the city of St Paul, Minnesota, continues and we are well into the project for an on time delivery.