April 2018 – Bevelling the stone

James filmed Lida’s son, Vince Kindersley, for a day as he hand-bevelled the stone. The whole painstaking process took a week to complete. “At the workshop they pride themselves on doing most jobs by hand instead of using machinery for this kind of work. This marks the Kindersley workshop out for its care and craft, and joy in engagement with the material in hand. As well as the sight of Vince’s technique, I hope I’ve captured some of the rhythm and cadences of the sound of the work, combined with other sounds from the workshop…”