Stone Carving Garden Planter

Zoe Singleton

This workshop will teach you a range of stone carving skills to enable you to create a contemporary garden planter pot for your home or garden On day one you will learn basic skills of stone carving using a range of chisels and a mallet.

Beginning by carving a block of Bath stone into a cylinder, then learning how to shape curves, and how to hollow out. We will also plan and design the decoration of your pot.

On day two you finish carving out your bowl then transfer your designs on to the pot and use various decorative techniques to pattern the stone. You will also learn how to finish the top to a contrasting smooth surface. Then add a plant and its ready to take home. No previous experience required Tea and coffee facilites, use of tools and materials are all included. 10am till 5pm each day. Please bring a packed lunch.