May 2018 News


 Kyle finished his grapes and leaves, Congratulations.

Kyle finished his grapes and leaves, Congratulations.

 Owen finished his Doggie portrait cane head. Nice job.

Owen finished his Doggie portrait cane head. Nice job.

 Maize finished this ash mallet carved from a baseball bat blank. It is custom fit to her hand.

Maize finished this ash mallet carved from a baseball bat blank. It is custom fit to her hand.

 I had a good laugh when Echo came to class and pulled a "Lorraine" This is something made famous among the carvers from the more than once Lorraine has come to class needing to make a present for that afternoon. Echo was on her way to her good friends birthday party. She told me they always get each other a serious present and one that is funny. Echo made this "No meat or fish" sign for her Vegetarian friend.

I had a good laugh when Echo came to class and pulled a "Lorraine" This is something made famous among the carvers from the more than once Lorraine has come to class needing to make a present for that afternoon. Echo was on her way to her good friends birthday party. She told me they always get each other a serious present and one that is funny. Echo made this "No meat or fish" sign for her Vegetarian friend.

 After one year of carving, Lorraine is putting the first coat of finish on her elm carving of Mother Magdalen

After one year of carving, Lorraine is putting the first coat of finish on her elm carving of Mother Magdalen

 Here she is after coat #1. Also notice my eight new emotion masks carved by Anom, hanging between the windows.

Here she is after coat #1. Also notice my eight new emotion masks carved by Anom, hanging between the windows.

 Last month was the start of a new series of classes at the Randall Museum newly renovated shop space. It is a gorgeous new space for wood carving.

Last month was the start of a new series of classes at the Randall Museum newly renovated shop space. It is a gorgeous new space for wood carving.

 Two of the young carvers from the Randall class show off their newly completed owl and turtle sculptures.

Two of the young carvers from the Randall class show off their newly completed owl and turtle sculptures.

 I had a repair job where I had to replace part of a chair rail. It was difficult since the piece was totally gone. It was challenging to flip the design.

I had a repair job where I had to replace part of a chair rail. It was difficult since the piece was totally gone. It was challenging to flip the design.

 The Woodworker that I did the carving for did a wonderful job finishing the chair. I was amazed at how good it looked.

The Woodworker that I did the carving for did a wonderful job finishing the chair. I was amazed at how good it looked.

 I was so delighted to get these emotion masks from Anom. What a great reference on facial emotions.

I was so delighted to get these emotion masks from Anom. What a great reference on facial emotions.

 This is one of my favorites. Love the lips.

This is one of my favorites. Love the lips.

 Peaceful Expression.

Peaceful Expression.

 The grain is so great on this one. I have eight in all.

The grain is so great on this one. I have eight in all.