Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK – Johnny Claper
Johnny Clasper trained as a bricklayer. Fortunately for the world, most of his work seemed to revolve around stone, not bricks. During his apprenticeship he had the opportunity to work with a number of stonemasons, drystone wallers and sculptures. In our opinion, Johnny has moved from apprentice to master. What do you think?
Stone is a wonderful material to work with. It can be dry stacked or bonded into position. Because it is a natural product, your imagination determines the end result. Stone can also be a very inexpensive material to work with since it can often be obtained for very little cost through sources like Craigslist. If you live near a rural area, many farmers will happily let you remove stones from their fields. All you have to do is ask.
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