How to Quickly Carve Stone Using Cheap Tools

By Core77 on September 10, 2015 in Design - Other

When you think of working a material like stone, you imagine it taking forever, as you patiently tap away at it with a chisel and hammer. But Jesse de Geest, a/k/a the Samurai Woodworker, has an absurdly fast method for carving a sink out of granite, performing in a few hours what I’d think would take days or weeks. Even more impressive, he does it all with cheap, readily available tools.

Admittedly, de Geest isn’t your average DIY weekend warrior; the Canada-based Master Carpenter has the experience and the hand skills to make this look easy. Check out his technique: