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How to mix your own Portland cement and carve it when it is green (leather hard).
CREATIVE CRAFTS #64 Aug 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 44

Tips on carving soapstone.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #91 Feb 1983 (v.8#7) pg. 72

Stone engraving. How to engrave a design on a rock by "pecking" it with a rock hammer.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1980 (v.11#3) pg. 44

Recipe for a clay mixture that can be carved for cement sculpting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #155 Aug 1974 (v.24#6) pg. 56

Carving limestone. A look at the tools and techniques used by an Austin (TX) stonecarver.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 72
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #56 Oct-Nov 1989 pg. 6

Carving soapstone. Materials and tools to get started.
GEMS & MINERALS #487 May 1978 pg. 61

Carving help for beginners. Questions and answers about the hobby of carving stone.
GEMS & MINERALS #505 Nov 1979 pg. 12

How to carve a snowflake from a rock slab.
GEMS & MINERALS #505 Nov 1979 pg. 48

How to carve amber, jet, coral and other soft stone.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Oct 1982 (v.36#7) pg. 1148

Formula for making your own soft "stone" for carving from plaster of paris, vermiculite and water.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1987 (v.40#12) pg. 52

Tips on using sandblasting to create designs in solid pieces of stone such as marble or granite.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Sep 1987 (v.41#6) pg. 68

Tips on tools to use when carving alabaster or other soft materials.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1990 (v.43#10) pg. 97

Carving an Indian-style pipe from pipestone (catlinite).
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1994 (v.48#1) pg. 73

Carving a feather. An intermediate-to-advanced soft-stone carving project in alabaster, soapstone, or pipestone.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1999 (v.53#9) pg. 71

Tips on carving or sculpting with featherock, a volcanic material mined in California.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 32

Tools and techniques for carving stone and wood compared.
WOODCARVING #37 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 68

Set in stone. A look at the uses and strengths of stone for carving as compared to wood.
WOODCARVING #38 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 68