Gorka Mozo carries out carving works and placing of stone, marble and tiling; building works in general; stone and marble sculpture; stereotomy of stone and restoration works on heritage.
He carries out stone works in a traditional way without using mechanical tools (except optionally for certain works). He uses traditional tools (bush hammers, toothed stone axes, sledgehammers – a special type called maza gallega – pillories, tooth chisels, bull point chisels, hand chisels…), giving different finishes to the pieces (bush hammered, knife-carved, pointed or via the use of a pillory) and having used different stones (limestone, marble, granite, slate…).
Placing of stone (limestone, marble, granite, slate…) with mortar (made of lime and sand).
For sculptures, he uses the technique of “direct carving” where one carves the piece without having carried out a previous model of it – using a previous sketch – and also the “pointing technique” to carry out copies of other already-finished pieces.
He also manufactures more complex stone pieces for constructions, such as arches, vaults, spiral staircases…
In the restoration of heritage he carries out the cleaning of the stone, the substitution of damaged pieces because of the passing of time, the restoration with stone mortar (for cornices, ashlars, gargoyles, decorative pieces…), the elaboration of new pieces, etc.
Stone work and building course at the School-Workshop in León, delivered by the master Amador Bouzas Pato.
Direct carving course at the Crafts Center in León, delivered by the master Miguel Sobrino.
Stereotomy of stone course at the Crafts Center in León, delivered by the master Enrique Rabasa.
Restoration of the Cathedral of León, in the south tower and pinnacles; Restoration of the Palacio del Doncel of Sigüenza (Guadalajara); Restoration of the Plaza del Grano in León; Elaboration of copies of the Caño del Conde Luna in León; restoration of the Monastery of Santa María in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid); Placing of stone, staircases, façades and flooring of different works in León; carving of coats of arms and other pieces: Public’s prize at the sculpture symposium in Gijón, 2013.