Daniel Kilminster - Apprentice Award
I have been working in heritage stone masonry for 8 years. I'm currently working for Stone Restorations who are based in the Central Tablelands but have worked all over NSW. We specialise in the repair and restoration of heritage buildings, notably the Bathurst Courthouse and the Cathedral of St Michael and St John, Bathurst.
About the work
"The brief to include native flora or fauna was initially quite a challenge having not carved animals before. I also wanted to find something uniquely Australian whilst avoiding the usual suspects. I chose to carve a lyrebird as they are a fascinating animal as well as having interesting layers, features and details to carve."