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Limestone Carving With Oamaru Stone

Limestone Carving With Oamaru Stone

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  • Sat 7 May ’16, 9:30am – 4:30pm


Wellington Girls College , Pipitea Street, Thordon, Wellington



A one-day workshop where you'll complete at least one carving in fabulous Oamaru stone.

Please bring your own dust mask, safety glasses, lunch and wear old clothing and closed-in shoes. A charge for tools ($5) and stone ($6-$25, depending on size) - is payable to the tutor.

Note: This course is held outside so please dress according to the weather - lots of layers in winter and don't forget your sunscreen and sunhat in summer, and plenty of water!

By the end of the course you'll be able to:
- Cut limestone on a desired line
- Visualise and work more confidently with a three-dimensional art piece
- Use necessary tools such as rifflers, vee chisels and wood rasps
- Aris edges and drill pin holes to secure work
- Seal finished work to protect it from the elements

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