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  1. This was inspired by a photograph on the website of the National Galleries of Scotland - https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/48678/kestrel The artist is Mary Syme Boyd - the carving was done in c.1936. The simplicity of the piece and the sense of menace and power really struck me. My version is about 10 inches high - I used American Walnut. It took me ages. Having gotten the rough shape, I stalled for a few months - anxious about where to start on the detail. I was thrown by the tapering nature - it's like an hour glass. Finally, I decided to start in t
  2. I found an old Totara strainer post and decided to carve a dragon prow which was a fun task. The wood was VERY old and dry and had a tendency to split and splinter so a fair bit of care was needed with this project especially on the neck. Appropriately Danish oil was used to bring out the woods natural colour and the prow now stands guard outside my front door.
  3. Hello everybody ! This pendant I carve out of exotic wood - Red heart It is impregnated with linseed oil American cherry wood: Sucupira:
  4. Hi All from Northern Ontario (canada) http://www.deepwoods....com/index.html On the homepage of the above link is a very "generous" video by Paul Jones (Deep Woods Ventures inc.) . He's a second-generation, one-man, part-time, traditional toolmaker who does things --- well --- argh --- "our way" KISSocrates... I say generous, because as a man selling his business wares, he shows you everything in the backroom, and in only 13 minutes - well done - informative, inspiring... Maybe someone should invite him on board... he "belongs"!!! PS: There is as much learn from purusing the background of
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