How were stones cut to build castles?

1
Sim Kozey asked a question: How were stones cut to build castles?
Asked By: Sim Kozey
Date created: Fri, Jul 23, 2021 2:59 AM
Date updated: Sat, Aug 20, 2022 4:41 AM

Content

Top best answers to the question «How were stones cut to build castles»

The workers use traditional techniques from the 13th century. To split stones for the walls, quarrymen "read" the rock face to see the lines where it will fracture. They then drive a line of holes into the stone and then pound corners into the holes, which makes shock waves go through the stone and break it.

Your Answer