Blackwall Tunnel and then Carving

Blackwall Tunnel and then Carving
21st December 2015 Oz Osmaston

how did I miss the entrance to the tunnel…really! never mind, short trip round the block, back up the motorway, round the block again and another attempt – only an additional 10 mins on the journey.

got to Geoff’s in record time, nothing like narrow country lanes and 80’s disco

here are the posse in action

Tom carving portland limestone

Tom carving portland limestone

Brian, sanding slate

Brian sanding slate

Florence marking out

Florence marking out

Yana drawing

Yana drawing

Chipp - scrabble Q

Chipp drawing scrabble Q on stone

Chipp, Geoff and Tom

Chipp, Geoff and Tom

 

 

transferring image to stone

transferring image to stone using white carbon

I’ve set myself a serious challenge, needing a 3mm chisel – a 2mm one would be better, but you can’t get 2mm tungsten tipped chisels – a strong nerve and a steady hand. So no drinking or pushing over garden walls for me for the foreseeable future.

caligraphic circle waiting to be carved on Penryn Heather Blue Slate

calligraphic circle waiting to be carved on Penrhyn Heather Blue Slate – 480x480mm