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Stone Carving With Hand Tools

Workshop ID: G14A721M
Dates: July 7, 2014 - July 13, 2014 Price: $405.00

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhether you are picking up your first chunk of soapstone or have been carving for years, this class is for anyone who has looked at a stone and wondered what might lie underneath. Using rasps and rifflers, sand paper and sealer, a little elbow grease and a lot of imagination, we will create magic from soapstone, alabaster and wonder stone.

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Robin Keck learned stone carving at Ghost Ranch almost 20 years ago, and has been teaching here since 2005. She is delving into the southwest traditions of stone carving (the meanings of animals, colors, directions and purpose) as well as Inuit traditions.

Need more info? Call Evelyn at 505.685.1001 or Angela at 505.685.1002.

Three ways to register:

  1. Download printable registration form and mail to: Ghost Ranch Registrar, HC77 Box 11, Abiquiu, NM 87510. OR scan and email your completed form to:
  2. Register by telephone at 877-804-4678, extension 4152 or 4155 — available Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. MST.