Tag: Stone dust

In the Workshop today – dry dust

  When I first started working stone I used to go to the stone-dressers’ sheds at the quarry and watch them working to see if I could glean any tips.  Hours of rythmic, neat facing of stone, pitched edges, punch faced walling and curved coping stones.  At the end of the day’s shift, tools were […]

Dust Monkey

A few years ago whilst exhibiting at Art in Action at Waterperry House I visited the woodcarving marquee.  One of the craftsmen was carving oak – a beautiful run of oak leaves and acorns – so I went over for a closer look and to ask questions.  Anyway, I ended up having a go – I was surprised by […]