The Last Word

I’ve been chipping away at this for weeks now, and finally reached the last word! Lame stone pun fully intended…

I have plenty of fussing to do to tidy up the inscription, particularly the first few words I did; I have gotten a little bit better along the way. The last element will be a pair of Jerusalem crosses that separate the phrase from itself. ‘Just as I have loved you, you should also love one another’ appears twice around the outside of the circle.

This is the template I used, all laid out. It’s eleven feet long. All that green tape was to keep it in position; I did it in small sections and wanted to keep the whole template intact until the end.

The whole inscription