PROUDLY SERVING FAMILIES IN WESTERN PA SINCE 1979
Custom Design Monuments has served western Pennsylvania for more than 40 years. Not only do we offer retail services, we also offer wholesale services, advanced planning, cremation products, cleaning and repairs, and at time of need cemetery inscription of date of death. We are skilled in this industry and take pride in our work. We are a 2nd generation family owned and operated business. Our team of local craftsmen take pride in providing the highest quality granite memorials and artwork in our area. Our counselors are compassionate and understanding. We have served many families in the community with compassion and respect.
TIM HAND CUTS A FLORAL DESIGN 1990
Designs are created from our CAD program on the computer. The stencil is cut on our plotter and prepared to be placed on the memorial. Our team hand-cuts designs and prepares the memorial for blasting.
Meet the team members of Custom Design Monuments in Kittanning.
TIM SHAPE CARVING (1990)
Sandblast shape carving is a process that is done by hand. This technique enhances the design and makes it multi-dimensional. Some customers prefer this style of design because it sets it apart from traditional designs.
Through all of technology, this process has remained the same; all is done by the hand of the craftsman. This is a skill that requires hours of training and practice. We are proud to have an onsite shape carver at our local office in West Kittanning. Our shape carver Jerry Bowser has been with us for 30 years and specializes in this craft. His work is seen all throughout Western Pennsylvania cemeteries.
My Father, My Mentor
Founded in 1979 by Timothy Stennett, Custom Design Monuments, Inc. was initially known as Stennett Memorials. It was located out of the basement of Tim's house in Kittanning. After a few short years, he quickly became successful in not only selling, but also crafting memorials. He planned to keep all work local, and was hands on with every piece that left his shop. With success also comes change, but in a good way. Tim decided it was time for an upgrade in order to better
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