Stone Sculpture

If anyone could begin to learn stone carving?

Maybe it's just me, but it seems to be little people even that are still interested in stone carving, making it very difficult to get any information about. I would like learn to make stone carvings and sculptures, but I have no idea where to start.

Your local stonemason (usually a cemetery - headstones, etc.), I did and they were very helpful, they suggested techniques and equipment and the best stone to be used for projects and different effects. You can get a few pieces of soapstone and practice on these - soapstone is so sweet, you can almost cut with a knife, white alabaster, limestone (nice and cheap) or get a block of cement blocks and / practical about it. To start carving stone, you'll need basic safety kit - goggles (bits tend to ping off), the mask (you do not breathe dust stone) and gloves. Then, a few simple tools - scissors, needle, etc. surforms If you are in the UK you can get from a company Tiranti called, if in the states Montoya Sculpture & Supply is similar. Both have websites and catalogs even after if I the source of your own stone (cheaper).

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inuit soap stone carving fishing alaska vintage
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VINTAGE APACHE CARVED STONE GRANITE SCULPTURE BEAR FAMILY  CUBS ARTIST SIGNED
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VINTAGE APACHE CARVED STONE SCULPTURE TRIBAL WAR SOLDIER APACHE ARTIST SIGNED
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10 OFF Native American signed stone carved eagle w etched designs lucite case
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original stone indian sculpture Adelene Chaddlesone
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Stone Fertility sculpture unknown North American Indian artist
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ED YAZZIE NAVAJO STONE  BRONZE HORSE STATUE SIGNED 30 NATIVE AMERICAN ART VGC
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Vintage Native American Stone Sculpture Arnold Aragon Crow Laguna Spirit Bear
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