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Polishing is always a labour intensive chore. Especially in this sculpture; there are many corners that I just simply have to do by hand. But it's getting on nicely, just a few pieces at the top. You just can't tell by the photos because there's still a thin layer of of stone sludge over it. But when the sculpture is properly rinsed and all waxed up, then also the green color stands out better. …Read the whole article…

Experiment with a Cut-n-break machine (video)

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I've arrived at the point where I can cut the openings between the ferns. It's just that some of the openings are so narrow that a normal angle grinder doesn't fit in between. Fortunately there are several solutions:

-a chain saw for stone and concrete (hydraulic, with a petrol engine, or on 230 volts)
-or an Husqvarna Cut-n-break saw. This one as well is available on petrol or electrical. …Read the whole article…