Halifax Armoury Finial

Fundy Stonecraft was contracted by Atlantic Flagstone Inc to design and carve replacement stones for the finial stones on the South Wall of the Halifax Armoury. The design was created with reference to the heavily deteriorated four original stones, each of which offered some dimension or detail of the original design. The challenging aspect of this design is that the location of the centre point of the semicircle is higher than the radiating point of the lobes (see drawings for explanation), making the semicircle elongated. The design proposal is submitted and approved and two stones have been carved (46 hours/stone).

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A completed replacement carving
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One of the four original finial stones, used to create the replacement design proposal.
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A clay model showing a lost element of the design
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Carving work in progress
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Completed replacement carving

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