Building a keystone Arch

This course introduces the use of a former. You will learn how to create and set up a former, how to build over it, and remove it.


You will also focus on the selection, shaping and fitting of keystones and how they are integrated into the overall structure.

Course includes:

  • The fundamental principles and applied construction techniques
  • Safety, Set up, and Tool use
  • Working with formers
  • Stone selection and the integration of keystones
  • Practical completion of a structurally sound keystone Arch

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Accommodation Details

Rustic Onsite Accommodation

A range of rustic onsite accommodation is available from double/triple rooms to camping (all with shared bathroom).

Four rooms are available, 2 double and 2 twin/triple

All rooms come with aircon, heating, linen and amenities.

A basic continental breakfast is included for all overnight guests.

Extended visits welcome

There is much to enjoy in the surrounding area including bush walks, cycle trails, kayak trails, fishing, and cave exploration to name a few.

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