…and the work continues on the king’s head. It is surprising how much work is involved in this. I am referring to the original one that is falling to pieces from being out in the weather, so it is necessary to get the face expression and gauntness of the face like the original. It will be installed next to one of the originals that has been repaired, not re-carved.
I’m teaching an intermediate class in Greenville, SC this weekend at the Woodcraft Supply store. We will be going over the acanthus leaf and the scallop shell.
I have a wonderful opportunity of teaching at Popular Woodworking’s Woodworking in America Shows in October and November – details still to be worked out. I have never been able to go to these shows, and am really looking forward to participating.
Catch ya’ll later! (charlestonian speak)
The king’s face is coming along nicely – he looks quite stately. Your gouges look new – what are they?
That’s good news about WIA.
Thanks! I am guessing the ones you are referring to are the Dastra gouges. I am teaching in Greenville, SC at the moment and am replying to this by my cell phone – Cool! This is way too high tech for me.