Views: 3 Author: Site Editor Publish Time: 2020-11-21 Origin: Site
The carving tools of Qingtian stone carving have gradually developed and evolved in the process of long-term labor practice. According to the needs of stone carving, it absorbed the advantages of hand tools such as wood carving and jade carving, and gradually formed its own characteristics. Most of them are simple to make, easy to use, economical and practical, and they are obviously different from the stone carving tools used in other traditional stone carving production areas in my country. This locality not only reflects the local characteristics of Qingtian stone carving art, but also promotes the development of local characteristics of stone carving art.
The evolution of stone carving tools is very slow. For hundreds of years, Qingtian stone carving artists have continued to explore, innovate their skills, improve and use some tools. In the early 1990s, small-scale pedal engraving machines began to be tried out, which are more suitable for drilling fine blanks and laying holes in the hollow. This is a huge reform of Qingtian stone carving techniques and tools, which greatly speeds up the operation. Because of the emergence of engraving machines, Qingtian artists made artistic creations on some hard stones, such as blue nails, door-closing pattern stones, and other previously abandoned stones, and produced a number of novel and beautiful works. The engraving machine consists of a control box, a handle, a foot switch, etc., and is equipped with various types of triangular knives, small drills, etc. The main purpose is to further describe the details of cutting, polishing and drilling holes based on the rough stone carving. Two thousand years later, the artist quoted a dental engraving machine. This kind of engraving machine has a very fine processing effect, which can deeply engrave the details of the work and make the work more exquisite.
In the past ten years, artists have also used electric air pump engraving machines and electric grinders for grinding and cutting. This makes the artist's strength relatively easy, and greatly accelerates the speed of stone carving operations, and also makes some artists give up decades of work. Traditional carving knife tool. After adopting the engraving machine, Qingtian stone carving is the technical reform and work innovation of Qingtian stone carving, which further improves the level of Qingtian stone carving craftsmanship. It truly achieves the skill of "embroidery" on the stone, which is worthy of the reputation of "the best sculpture in the world".