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Through the round window a hole!

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 in Current projects, Gallery, Uncategorized

Through the round window a hole!

This round door window had the unwelcome attention of a drunken reveller in Great Shelford near Cambridge This was an opportunity to create something very special to turn a disaster in to a triumph This is from the inside to give an idea of colours Another happy customer : ‘Claire is thrilled with the window and keeps showing it to all who...

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Framed….Saffron Walden’s new stained glass window.

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 in Current projects, Features, Gallery, New stained glass

Framed….Saffron Walden’s new stained glass window.

Finally framed….Saffron Walden’s new stained glass window. Way back in February I measured up for a new feature window for a house in our local town which was in the middle of a major rebuild. After all sorts of weather related delays in the rebuild it was finally ready to receive the new leaded light last week. There was a shock in store on site when I found that the window frame I had measured to fit the window had been completely stripped out with just a hole remaining. As a result my carpentry skills were employed and with a quick trip to the local building merchant for...

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Bullard & Sons original leaded window rebuilt

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 in Conservation, Current projects, Gallery, Maintenance

Bullard & Sons original leaded window rebuilt

Recently a rare Bullard & Sons original leaded sash window panel came into the workshop to be rebuilt. The panel was in a sorry state with the word ‘Stout’ almost completely lost. The entire window panel was rebuilt with new leadwork and replacement glass where the panes were cracked or lost. Once completed it has been mounted into a purpose built wooden frame allowing it to be mounted on a wall. The panel was almost certainly fitted within one of the Bullards public houses as a form of advertising. These were used just in the same way as beer mats, bottles, and...

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Octane magazine feature Ketton Stained Glass

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 in Current projects, Features, Gallery, Panhard

Octane magazine feature Ketton Stained Glass

Octane magazine feature Ketton Stained Glass with the focus of the article on both myself and the Panhard stained glass panel. Click on the thumbnail to view a pdf of the article. Octane magazine is a leading quality monthly magazine that focuses on the world’s greatest classic and performance cars. Octane’s experienced editorial team draws on the skills of international personalities, motoring journalists, racing drivers, historians, automotive experts and photographers to create what is now described as being ‘the best classic car magazine in the world’....

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St Nicholas Church, Little Chishill – Stained glass restoration

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 in Current projects, Gallery, Restoration

St Nicholas Church, Little Chishill – Stained glass restoration

St Nicholas Church, Little Chishill - a kick around with a football during a church barbeque had rather unfortunate results for this early window. Bringing everything back into shape required not just replacing the glass but also straightening and shortening the distorted lead cames. This task requires a good deal of patience as all the elements of the window are very delicate. Using matching handmade glass ensured that the result matches perfectly. ‘You have done an exceptional job, no one would ever know we had an accident’ – Peter Lyster  - Little Chishill Manor You can read...

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St Swithun’s Church, Great Chishill stained glass restoration

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 in Current projects, Gallery, Portfolio of our stained glass, Restoration

St Swithun’s Church, Great Chishill stained glass restoration

Water dripping onto the front pew at St Swithun’s Church in Great Chishill made it was clear there was a problem with the high level windows . Clambering up onto the roof allowed an inspection which soon revealed a series of cracked and holed panes directly above the wet pew probably as a result of a bird strike. Once back on the ground I was able to point out to the Churchwardens the missing glass which of course lined up with the damp area.  Another company had inspected the same windows and declared all eight on the northern aspect were in need of full replacement at a cost of...

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