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Can you help me find more information about the Middle Ages on the Web?

New York CarverYes, you can write me (if I have time, I'll even write back) or help yourself to a list of resources

How did you get into stone carving?

Gothic Green ManMy early schooling prepared me for an editorial career. When I joined the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in 1986.

There, I met some resistance to my relative inexperience (none) in stone carving, but they finally took pity on me.

Since then, I've also studied at the Building Crafts Training College, London where I received City & Guilds certification in stone masonry.


Where do I sign up for the cathedral apprenticeship program in New York?

Cathedral St. John the DivineUnfortunately, the apprenticeship program ended and the Cathedral stoneyard shut its doors in 1991. (That's when I returned to school and took my Fine Arts/illustration degree at School of Visual Arts in New York.)

How did the Web site come about?

It was at the suggestion of my wife Margaret that I began an online newsletter for an audience who, like us, share a deep interest in the Middle Ages. Look around and see what it grew into ...


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