Not all sand is created equal. The pretty simple general rule is, finer sands and angular grained sands are best. Choosing the right sand and properly compacting the sand is simply the best way to achieve maximum height with a minimum of shoveling. The sand along Lake Michigan is simply the best! Ask Janet Moore Schrader from Sand Pirates, she will tell you!
According to Sand Carver Kevins’s facebook page he is an amateur sand sculptor who enjoys competing in contests, teeaching others and sculpting with friends.