Courses

  • Restoration Carving at the Orton Trust

    Restoration Carving

    A course designed to help masons draw, set-out and carve traditional stone features found in ancient buildings.

  • Basic masonry skills course at the Orton Trust near kettering in Northamptonshire

    Basic Masonry Skills

    A course for those with limited or no experience.

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    Lettering

    The drawing and layout of letters and carving them in slate and stone.

  • Intermediate masonry skills course at the Orton Trust near kettering in Northamptonshire

    Intermediate Masonry Skills

    A course continuing from the basic level, introducing further tools and more advanced sequences of use

  • orton trust memorial carving

    Relief Carving in slate

    This course is specific to the good design and execution of memorials of all kinds.

  • Drawing courses at the Orton Trust near kettering in Northamptonshire

    Drawing

    This course aims to give a grounding in drawing with a bias towards working in stone and being able to put down on paper what is in your head.

  • Advanced masonry skills course at the Orton Trust near kettering in Northamptonshire

    Advanced Masonry Skills

    A practical course for those with a moderate level of experience to enable them to improve their skills.

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    Masonry Conservation

    This course covers the dressing and tooling of stone.

  • Lime mortar courses at the Orton Trust near kettering in Northamptonshire

    Lime Mortars

    This course covers both the theory and practical work and is suitable for Architects, Quantity Surveyor, etc. as well as stonemasons.

Students at Work

Martin Ebb

Restoration Carving

Martin Ebb completing work on a grotesque mask from Classical sources.