Peter Hampson Past Apprentice
During my two year apprenticeship I received an all round training in every aspect of lettercutting, from the essential practical skills of carving and stone handling, fixing and design, to the equally important matters of interpreting customers’ wishes and job pricing. I have learnt a huge amount in the best possible way – that is, by working day to day with a leading expert in the field who was willing…
HEALTH & SAFETY
STEEL TOE-CAP BOOTS/SHOES VERY IMPORTANT!
Please note we advise when working with stone, both protective foot wear (i.e. boots or shoes with steel toe caps) and eye protection should be worn. Safety glasses will be provided on loan for the workshop.
Suppliers of steel toe-cap boots/shoes include:
www.screwfix.com tel. 0500 414141
Travis Perkins (branches countrywide)
www.travisperkins.co.uk for branch finder
tool hire shops
By booking a place on these workshops, you agree to abide by all the health & safety information and advice made available by your tutor and The Lettering and Commemorative Arts Trust. Please ask your tutor if you are unsure of any aspect of health & safety pertinent to a studio environment.