Monthly Archives: April 2016

Face Carving Done!!!

Well, this is how the face turned out. Such a beautiful stone when it is sanded. I usually wet sand to keep the dust down and I start with 220 grit sandpaper and go to about 800 grit. Curious about … Continue reading

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The Face in the Stone

Now you can see what I was looking at, a face!!! This stone carves beautifully with a chisel and mallet. Carved the first part of this sculpture outside.

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Beginning of a Stone Sculpture

This is a piece of one of my favorite types of carving stone – pyrophillite. It is a bit harder than soapstone. I use tungsten carbide chisels from Neolithic ¬†and a journeyman’s mallet that I purchased at Lee Valley here … Continue reading

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