I have finished the wall sconce. Here it is. Next is to shellac this to seal it, and make a rubber mold for casting. I have decided to temporarily glue the shell and the leaf decoration together for the mold, as it will be much easier to pour the casting in one piece.
I know this doesn’t have a thing to do with woodcarving, but diabetes is something I have been dealing with for the past 12 or so years. I hope this will help others who are in the same battle. I should make a disclaimer that this is NOT for everyone. Please take caution if you […]
I worked on the lower section of the wall sconce today. There will be a brass (or some kind of metal) plate where a light will come out of – that is where the white piece of paper is, so that area is flat. I still have a little more detailing on the part […]
I have been working on a smaller project the past few days. It will be a small wall sconce with a shell on the top and acanthus design below. It is only about 8″ tall and carved out of mahogany. It will be made in 2 separate pieces because my client wants me to make […]
OK, I put a few more wrinkles on the forehead, fixed the nose-hair mustache, thinned down the cheekbones, and I am going to deliver him to the builder tomorrow who will mail it to the customer who lives in Boston. The customer has not seen it yet, so I hope he will be happy with […]