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WEDGES - HAND TOOLS FOR SPLITTING STONE. TYPES AND USES

WEDGES - HAND TOOLS FOR SPLITTING STONE. TYPES AND USES

October 21 2022 0 comment
 In this article we are going to focus on wedges, which are those hand tools that will help us to break the stone for later use in our sculptures or places wh...
PNEUMATIC TOOLS – WHAT ARE THEM, HOW TO CLEAN AND HOW TO USE

PNEUMATIC TOOLS – WHAT ARE THEM, HOW TO CLEAN AND HOW TO USE

September 16 2022 0 comment
In previous articles of our blog in Rock&Tools, such as pneumatic tools – advantages, types, safety and maint...
CUTURI PNEUMATIC HAMMERS – STONE TYPES, ADVANTAGES AND MODELS

CUTURI PNEUMATIC HAMMERS – STONE TYPES, ADVANTAGES AND MODELS

August 19 2022 0 comment
As we mentioned in the previous article Pneumatic tools – advantages, types, safety and maintenance, pneumati...
What is alabaster and what is it used for?

What is alabaster and what is it used for?

May 06 2022 0 comment
Alabaster is a compact and weak, white mineral composed of calcium carbonate. With a Mohs classification of 1.5, this mineral is considered very low in terms of its hardness. So much so, th...
Interesting facts you might not know about Stonehenge

Interesting facts you might not know about Stonehenge

November 06 2021 0 comment
Today, the mystery of Stonehenge continues to fascinate many thousands of people across the world. No one knows exactly how this archaeological artefact came to England, nor what its original use w...
The advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic tools for stone

The advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic tools for stone

September 08 2021 0 comment
Pneumatic tools are those that make use of an air compressor for their operation. Among our w...
The characteristics of Baroque sculpture

The characteristics of Baroque sculpture

September 08 2021 0 comment
The Baroque period was a cultural and artistic era that took place during the 17th century and the start of the 18th century, developed across Europe and the American colonies. This artistic style ...
Sculptures to visit in Europe

Sculptures to visit in Europe

August 13 2021 0 comment
Already thinking about your next holiday? Will you be staying close to home or are you lucky enough to be heading off to visit somewhere abroad? If you fall into the second group, you might want to...