Over the years various congregations have approached me to carve for their sanctuaries. Among these requests were carvings for processional crosses and various chancel carvings including pulpit, altar, baptismal fonts, credence tables and candle stands. Most were carved in red oak - a favorite wood for sanctuary furnishings.

Part of the pleasure of these commissions was working with the individual who represented the interests of the congregation. In each case, I was dealing with dedicated Christian men and women whose love for the Lord was evident in their lives.  Each carving was part of a collaborative process - the artist working with the congregation - to produce carvings that spoke to the life and ministry of each congregation.


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Crossing the Red Sea
Crossing the Red Sea
BaptismJesus.JPG
BaptismJesus.JPG
Noah's Ark
Noah's Ark
Baptismal Candle Holder
Baptismal Candle Holder
Baptismal Candle Holder
Baptismal Candle Holder
Baptismal Candle Holder
Baptismal Candle Holder
Carving for Chapel in Correctional Centre
Carving for Chapel in Correctional Centre
Bishops Shield
Bishops Shield
Processional Cross
Processional Cross
Processional Cross
Processional Cross
Ascending Lord Processional Cross
Ascending Lord Processional Cross
Luther's Rose
Luther's Rose

Sanctuary Carvings

Woodcarvings by W.F. Judt