Gordon-Conwell Art Commission
This page is your portal to photo galleries, posts, and more information about the GCTS Art Comission underway now. Enjoy!
Posts About the Work and Process
Gothic Arch Process Gallery
new building foundations
First visit to the new building site
Measuring the Space
Outdoor Studio due to the Massive Size
Always bring a heavy lifter
Brass Rod Provided the Perfect Arc Between Points
Cutting out the backboards in 3/4" Plywood
Sanding the Backboards
Jerry is Cutting Out the Facing
Chopping ribs to size
Ribs in the Jig
Ribs in jig passed through a band saw
She wanted to help and did a thorough job. No redo's!
Nailing the bevel ribbing
Circular Saw on the Facing
Adding the Trims
Every job site needs a little girl to turn it into a nursery
Chiseling out the French cleats
Gothic Arch Frame
Adding Facing on the beveled Gothic arch
Making a pattern
laying out the pattern
cutting an angle to match the bevel
miter to the facing
Finished with the frame. Cute photobombers in background.
Within 1/1000th of an inch on both sides!
Everyone needs a good neighbor like Mr. Laurens. Added a tailgate extender and wrapping for transport in the morning.
Glad we wrapped it the night before!
Setting up on site
Measuring the wall
Affixing the base
Hammer drilling into the steel studs. Will use self-threading bolts for a secure mount.
Drilling out mounts
Can't express the relief to see the final top piece mounted 24' up the wall in a near perfect fit.
Artist on the Sky Lift by the arch
Jesus is Lord - declaration on the base
Designed by a Jewish Carpenter and His Apprentices
To God be the Glory
Perfect fitting joints, now glued for facing to be added
Adding the Facing
Filling Holes and Seams
Phase 1 of Installation complete