Newport Shell

Concave Newport Shell Lesson on the Video Site

June 26, 2013 MaryMay Newport Shell

Detail on concave shell

I just got the latest video up on my video school site – the Concave Newport Shell – finally! It’s been sitting there staring at me for a long time – taunting me – teasing me. I had enough and gave in. One hour and 40 minutes of crazy carving excitement – so much fun […]



Convex Newport Shell video up on the video site

October 31, 2012 MaryMay Newport Shell

chapter 1 title

I just put on my woodcarving school website a 2 hour long video on carving the Convex Newport Shell. This is the same video as the DVD with some slight variations in editing. It is broken down into 6 chapters: Chapter 1: Carving down the area under the shell Chapter 2: Shaping the shell Chapter […]



Photos on carving the Concave Newport Shell

March 27, 2012 MaryMay Newport Shell


Hello everyone. I’m heading off the the airport in about 45 minutes. I ran across some photos of the process of carving the concave newport shell and wanted to quickly get them up on my blog. It’s not a complete process, but shows the basic steps. Have fun!



Concave Newport Shell

March 24, 2012 MaryMay Newport Shell


Well, it has been a week of preparation and business – nothing really to show for it – and I hate to go more than a week without putting in another blog post, so I’m taking some from my archives. Here is an instruction sheet I put together on how to carve the concave Newport […]



Carving the Convex Newport Shell

November 17, 2011 MaryMay Newport Shell


┬áNOTE: Click on photos to get better detail This weekend I will be teaching in Greenville, SC for the Greenville Woodworkers Guild. This is an amazing group of people. I think there are between 600 and 700 members and they have just recently acquired a 20,000+ sq. ft. building for their shop/auditorium/classroom or whatever their […]



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