"Hands on" Handmade Slate Craft

   09 May 2017

It's a dirty business, this slate craft.  Dirtier than you think!  To make a simple slate tealight holder there are several stages that have to be gone through.  Before even starting, a suitable piece of slate has to be found, then washed and cleaned.  Then we're ready for the making of the piece.  First there is the marking out a perfectly round circle, then it has to be cut with a guillotine after which process it will have to be sand papered to make sure there are no dangerous sharp bits.  Then it is brought inside and dickied up and dollied to make a beautiful slate tealight holder