Douglas Swan & Sons
Douglas Swan and Sons are traditional stonemasons who supply, manufacture, clean and restore memorials. Production includes traditional stonemasonry and sandblasting techniques.
Verified by Make Works Scotland September 2013
|Location||Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway|
Douglas Swan & Sons specialise in the production of stone memorials, involving hand cut and sandblast lettering. They can also provide a mobile sandblasting unit. Typical clients are architects, designers, small businesses and traders. They also act as sub contractors to various organisations. No previous knowledge is required of the techniques involved.
|Turnaround Time||4-6 Weeks|
|Starting Cost||£500 - £1000|
|File Types||.pdf .jpeg .pdf, Gerber, any image files|
MaterialsStone Sandstone Granite Marble
ProcessesStone Cutting Stone Masonry Stone Carving Stone Polishing Hand Cutting Diamond Cutting Show more
MachinesBridge Saw Flextol Polisher Gerber Design Software Sand Blaster
The business was founded in 1864, by Douglas Swan's great grandfather James Swan, who set up in business when the railway arrived in Kirkcudbright. This enabled him to source stone more cheaply and have it transported also at less cost, prior to this most goods arrived in Kirkcudbright by boat.
Contact Douglas Swan & Sons
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|Address||18a St Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4HZ|