Giant quern stone

Having found fragments of an original red sandstone quern in an archeological dig in Somerset, I was commissioned to copy its details and make a working version.  The video below demonstrates how it is used.

  • Material Derbyshire millstone grit
  • Client The NEWT visitor centre
  • Location Somerset
  • Size 48 cm Dia.

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