Wanted to make a quick entry about my progress on my Cernunnos shrine. I have found the perfect place for the shrine and have proceeded to carve, chisel, saw, and file the alabaster block. It is amazing at how intimidating the stone becomes the closer and closer you get to the finished idol. You may be able to discern the shape of Cernunnos seated with hands held to the sides and upraised at this point (with a little imagination). Hopefully. 😉 I have also laid out my tools for your perusal. Although I had to replace the hammer with a larger, and harder, steel mallet. The chisels are tempered to such a hardness that the hammer tip literally started breaking apart! Working with stone takes a lot of patience, but is so rewarding.