RESTORATIONS     Statues
150-year-old Statues From Mexico
Restoration of 14 Stations of the Cross at St. Francis Church, Walla Walla
Before - 14 statues in various stages of decline
1 - Close-up of deterioration
2 - Removing the loose paint
3 - Part of the 14-step process
4 - The new paint colors
5 - The final glaze and protectant varnish
6 - Restored statues at the dedication of the newly remodeled church
Preservation of antique characteristics
Restoration of broken arm, fingers and paint nicks
 
Woodworker Roger Treis fashioned a new cross and wooden nails
Folk artist Ginny Matthews guided me though the process