Engraving Workshop

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Some images from the engraving workshop at Queens Square.  We were engraving onto old brass, iron, steel, aluminium and glass.  The words we put on – tymp, lehr, dog, bloom, and so on – are words from the metal and glass industries which are in danger of disappearing as the industries go.  Some of the words are specific to the Black Country.  When industries go, it is not just livelihoods and contacts that go, but entire cultures.

And anothe view of the foghorn: