Stone Working

The Crucible’s stone working classes teach the skills you will need to carve stone, sculpt it into vibrant and organic art pieces, mold it into furniture and even cast concrete counter tops. Learn traditional hand-carving techniques and how to work with pneumatic tools, as well as how to design and shape different materials.

Stone Working classes taught at The Crucible

This is a comprehensive description of Stone Working classes offered during one or more “Wave” periods each year, but which may not be scheduled at this time. To view current and upcoming class schedules, visit the Adult Index Page and Youth Index Page.


  • Concrete Sculpture

    In this introduction to designing and shaping concrete sculpture, we examine building forms and armatures, mixing color, incorporating other materials and more. Explore the diverse ways this cold, industrial material can become vibrant and organic, from drawing board to finished sculpture. Come prepared to stretch your imagination!

  • Stone Carving

    Learn stone carving from a seasoned pro in this introduction to working with alabaster. Through demonstrations and hands-on work, you will gain an overview of stone working. We’ll start with traditional hand-carving techniques and also learn to work with pneumatic tools.