Handcarving Gravestones

After spending hundreds of hours in New England cemeteries finding the tombstones of my ancestors, I’m frequently amazed at how many of them I can remember in detail.

Observing which stones lasted the longest and which carving design is both the most interesting and still legible clicked through my mind in a constant measuring ticker.

The art of carving these old stones always fascinated me.  Today, Dave Wheelock of Sandwich, Massachusetts, shows us how to carve one of these old markers in this video”

The Art of Handcarved Tombstones
Copyright (c) Lee Drew 2012-01-11 08:04:00
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Family history research is a favored avenue of relaxation. It is a Sherlock-like activity that can continue almost anywhere at any time. By leveraging a lifetime involvement in technology, my research efforts have resulted in terabytes of ancestral data, earning me the moniker of Lineagekeeper. And yes - We are all related to Royalty.