How did you get started in stone carving and
how long have you been in business ?
Ferree Studios has
humble beginnings. In the year 1986 the creator and owner of Ferree
Studios (Wayne D. Ferree) started producing stone carvings for the
Washington National Cathedral gift shop. NW. DC.
At the time he was
employed as a stone carver at the National Cathedral under the direction
of master carver Vincent Palumbo.
When his work was ended
at the Cathedral due to its completion by 13 carvers and 8 masons.
Wayne moved with his lovely wife and sons to Scranton, PA where he continued to
pursue his stone carving career as Ferree Studios.
Ferree Studios for the
past 17 years has been based in Northeastern, PA and is conveniently
located south of Nicholson PA on state route 92. Due to hard work and a
small group of faithful wholesale clients, Ferree Studios has grown and
is now poised to reach a larger market.
How do you carve
Stone carving is a
process that begins with an idea or concept. A stone of appropriate size
and quality is then selected for the project. By using visual aids such
as drawings, photos, and/ or models the carving is begun and taken
to a finished product in a series of steps.
(click photo for an enlarged view)
The process is facilitated
by the use of saws, chisels, hammers and files. With diligence,
concentration, and a little luck the project goes as planned and the
chips fall where they may.
What is the time frame
for completing a project ?
Projects are completed
on a first come first serve basis. When you contact us we will give you
a time frame for producing your project. Producing quality stone work
takes time and planning. Start your project today.
Time is commensurate
with the complexity of your project. We ask three to four weeks for
small projects like bird baths and garden benches, six to twelve weeks
for life-size figure work, etc. Email us with your project ideas.
What is the
payment schedule for a project ?
Ferree Studios requires
a 50% deposit on all projects. Upon completion of the project the
remaining 50% payment is required.
All installation and/or delivery charges and applicable taxes will also
Checks and money orders
only, made payable to:
1109 SR 92 N
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
For additional pricing
information , click here.