Corporate Workshops In Stone Carving

If you are considering some creative ideas for corporate workshops, then stone carving might be the answer. This a fun hands on workshop that focuses on creativity and achievement at a high level. From beginning to end, the students are faced with strategic challenges in dealing with sculpting in three dimensions. The key to a good sculpting experience is overcoming creative blocks and problem solving without fear.

Benches And Tools

All of the benches and tools needed for the workshop are supplied. The benches come with a clamping system  that locks the stone in place ready for carving . This makes the whole experience for the student very safe and easy to do.  Another great feature is the ability to change the height of the benches which can be raised or lowered. This is very beneficial for people that are tall or have back issues.   

The Stone

The product we use is Oamaru stone. It is mostly used in building, but is much loved by artists as a medium for sculpture. It is soft and very easy to work with. Within a two hour time frame, participants  have learnt the basics of stone carving and leave satisfied with their own work of art.   



$350 for up to eight people. $40 per person thereafter. 

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Wooden Mallet

I recommend using a wooden mallet for carving Oamaru stone.

Chisel Set

Woodworking chisels are perfectly fine for carving with Oamaru stone. 

Masonary Sealer 

This is the best sealer that I could find on Amazon that I would consider to be suitible for Oamaru Stone 

Course Sandpaper

Ryobi Engraver

Fine Sandpaper


Scissor Lift Trolly

Mobile Tool Box

Shaugns Recommended Stone Carving Tools

Although the tools below are sold through Amazon. They are the same as the stone carving tools that I personally recommend to my students for carving with Oamaru stone.

Poratable Workbench

These benches are height adjustable which makes them perfect for stone carving. I own the Ryobi workbench and love it, but unfortunatlly it is only sold through Amazon's UK store for people that are wanting to buy it online.

Stanley: Surform Shaver

This is a must-have tool for shaping large areas of Oamaru stone

Riffler Files

These are smaller files that are designed for the parts of your sculpture that are difficult to get at. They are also an essential set of tools

Builders Pencils

Crosscut Hand Saw

This type of crosscut  hand saw is my recommendation for cutting Oamaru stone

Keyhole Handsaw

A very handy saw. Mosty used for sawing after a hole after it has been drilled into the stone.