February, 2013

Roy Underhill Weekend

February 17, 2013 MaryMay TV Shows


I spent the Thursday and Friday having a great time rehearsing and filming a third show with Roy Underhill for his PBS TV show, The Woodwright’s Shop. He gave me a challenge of carving details on several furniture legs that he had acquired that really needed some help. They were awkwardly shaped, and some quite […]



Class with Charles Neil and Gang

February 11, 2013 MaryMay Woodcarving classes

The Gang

Do you know what I love about my job? I love the variety – the variety of projects I get to work on, the variety of places I get to go, and above all, the variety of amazing people I get to meet. This past week was no exception. Charles Neil and a gang of 6 […]



Acanthus Leaf and Shell Design

February 4, 2013 MaryMay Period Furniture Carving


I have been working on a project that is a very classical design – a center shell with scrolling acanthus leaves going down each side. This will go on the top of a square mirror. This is carved in basswood. I filmed this process and the video will be part of an online class offered through the Popular Woodworking […]



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