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 […]
It has been over 20 years since I fell in love with European decorative carving. I was absolutely mesmerized by the carvings that I saw while traveling in Europe – the cathedrals and castles, the stone carvings on the outsides of buildings, the wooden carved details on the insides of the cathedrals. I was the […]
I just returned from teaching a 5-day Fundamentals of Woodcarving at Marc Adams School of Woodworking and then a 2-day SAPFM (Society of American Period Furniture Makers) class on carving the acanthus leaf. Here are some great photos of very motivated students, and some beautiful carvings as a result.