|Up dated Febuary 14, 2010|
St Michael Church in the village of Lapaha on the island Kingdom of Tonga in the south Pacific now has Florida Statuary's custom alter, gazebo and pulpit. We were asked to design and produce in concrete the entire alter area of the church. After shipping the 16 inch diameter columns, extra large eagle and gazebo they were assembled by the villagers. For the outside we sent a 6' Jesus.
.....2 new companies have licensed with us to manufacture and install our unique style fireplace. Colorado Cast stone and San Diego fireplaces with a 3rd company, Earth Wind & Water, Lubbock Texas making a trip to our shop to learn our methods. All companies have just started and will be making product soon. More info to come
..... Concrete Today has asked Jerry Karlik to become a new columnist starting with the February 2008 issue. If you do not receive the magazine you can see the articles at their site www.concretetoday.com We have so far had 14 articles published in their magazine.
.....Florida Statuary and Molds has received the commission to produce 8 - eight foot high Statues from sculptor, Mark Aeling at M. G. A. Sculpture Studio here in St Petersburg. They were installed in St. Louis Missouri. The Mix was designed by Raymond O. Fox of W. R. Grace.
.....The Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, is over 100 years old and their trademark fountain sculpture was made of terra cotta in 1755. We restored the finish and sealed the finish to help further deterioration.
.....The Cities of Gulfport, Indian Shores and St Petersburg have made requests for custom containers, benches and statue restoration. More info and pictures will be added soon