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Stone Carving Workshop – Part B (Advanced)

October 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$145
Stone carving workshop

“Crafting the natural beauty of stone into useful, long-lasting resources, with your own two hands”

For those that want to retain the traditional skills and art of working with stone and create uniquely beautiful items from natural rock for the home, garden and community.

Stone Carving Workshop – Part B (Advanced)

During this workshop you will further develop skills learned in part one, learn more advanced skills and learn how to make more significant structures such as bird baths, small ponds, headstones and sculptures. Floral relief carving, advanced lettering and the finer points of stone carving will be included. The workshop project will be making an on-site bird bath as well as other small structures you will be able to take home with you.

About the trainer

Mark-MyersMark Myers is one of Sydney’s top experienced and qualified stonemasons and dry stonewall builders with over 35 years experience in the trade. Specialising in dwelling design and construction and all its challenges, which Mark enjoys, he has a long repertoire of projects he has constructed including fireplaces, chimneys, stairways, pizza ovens and much more. Mark has also been involved with landscaping and garden design and construction creating garden walls, arches, water features, land sculptures, driveways, pathways, paving and swimming pools.

Mark has a passion for sandstone, especially Sydney Basin sandstone and his work is truly amazing. Mark’s skills, knowledge and expertise along with his passion for sandstone and traditional work such as dry stone wall building makes him the perfect trainer for you to learn this ancient art form for the unfolding future.  Marks trade name is Mterprises Master Masons and some of his projects can be viewed on facebook here.


Details

Date:
October 3, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$145
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Venue

Bandusia Country Retreat
1056 Upper Macdonald Rd
Upper MacDonald (St Albans), NSW Australia
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Phone:
(02) 4568 2036

Other

Who
Mark Myers
Bring
Work gloves; Hat; Camera; Sturdy work boots; work clothes; note pad and pen; swimming costumes
Accom
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Inclusions
Fee includes lunch and morning and afternoon teas plus all course materials.