400 employees were employed by Borglum for making this masterpiece. But these workers needed guidance. They were not efficient enough to things on their own and Borglum already had too much on his plate. So he appointed Italian immigrant Luigi Del as chief carver of the monument. He was famous for putting emotions personality and life in his artwork. His talent could truly bring life in a life less rock. Luigi was born with these skills and talent. They used dynamites to carve the faces in the mountain and the process was known as honeycombing.