September, 2011

A proud teacher’s moment

September 30, 2011 MaryMay Wood Carving Education

Terry May (as far as I know, not a long-lost relative) of Summerville, SC who took a weekend class from me several years ago in my workshop in Charleston, has just completed a wonderful fireplace mantel with beautiful flowing acanthus leaves. I am a very proud teacher. Congratulations Terry! But alas, I cannot take the […]

More

0

Teaching a class in Greenville, SC

September 30, 2011 MaryMay Wood Carving Education

Just a quick note, as it has been a long day. I got up at 5:30 this morning, packed up the car for teaching a class, and at 7:30 drove to Greenville, SC – 3-1/2 hour drive. I taught a beginning carving class to 12 students this afternoon at the Woodcraft Supply Store. Tomorrow morning […]

More

0

Coat of Arms

September 27, 2011 MaryMay Coat of Arms

  A new job that I am working on is a family coat of arms. This is a design that is very detailed – a lot of intricate carving. It is in basswood because it will be painted. I glued it onto a plywood board for stability – the outside edge of the panel is […]

More

0

New Class offered in Johnson City, TN

September 24, 2011 MaryMay Wood Carving Education

I just spoke with the owners of Woodcraft Supply in Johnson City, TN and we are setting up a carving class for November 16 & 17, 2011. This will be for beginners and experienced carvers, and will be on relief carving for furniture. It is a very flexible class, and if you have a project […]

More

0

Picture frame finished

September 23, 2011 MaryMay Picture Frame

Dan Hamilton, of Beaufort, SC (http://www.dlhamiltoncirca1762.com) did a beautiful job of putting an antique finish on this carved frame. He stopped by on Thursday to drop it off, and it really turned out beautiful. Dan specializes in traditional techniques of furniture restoration, finishing and furniture building. I try to stay away from putting a finish on my carvings, as […]

More

0

2012 Woodcarving Class Schedule

September 23, 2011 MaryMay Wood Carving Education

Here is the latest for my schedule of woodcarving classes I will be teaching in 2012. Looks like it’s going to be a busy year! Also, if anybody is interested in coming to Charleston to take classes, let me know and I can start to arrange a class. I offer individual classes also, if you just […]

More

0

« Previous Posts

PLASTER CASTING CLOSEOUT! - ANY Plaster Casting $10 each