September 19, 2011 AT 7:13 am

Slate Sculptures by Stephen Kettle


Slate Sculptures by Stephen Kettle @ Amusing Planet.

Stephen Kettle, born in Castle Bromwich Birmingham in 1966, is a British sculptor who works exclusively with slate. After leaving school, Stephen served seven years in the Royal Navy and left the service in 1989 to work in his Fathers construction business. It was during the following 15 years that Stephen honed his skills that he now employs in his sculptures, using techniques that were passed to him from his Father and a host of other tradesmen along the way.


Check out all the Circuit Playground Episodes! Our new kid’s show and subscribe!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground”Adafruit’s Apps!

Maker Business — @adafruit interviews the @microcenter CEO Rick Mershad ! (video)

Wearables — Thinking of involving your pet in your next wearables project?

Electronics — Higher isn’t always better

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at !


  1. Saw the Turing sculpture on a visit to Bletchley Park. ’tis awesome.

  2. Very impressive… reminds me a bit of Andy Goldsworthy (who, it’s worth pointing out, only does abstracts). But there’s a (huge!) stacked slate sculpture by Goldsworthy at the National Gallery of Art in DC.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.