Carving a Smiling Sun

2018-10-24T16:47:41-04:00 October 24th, 2018|

This is a brief introduction to "Carving a Smiling Sun."

This 2 episode lesson shows how to carve a sun with a smiling face.

  • Lesson Contents: 2 episodes; template, tool list, and photo in Episode 1
  • Type of Wood: Basswood
  • Size: 9-1/2" Dia.
  • Tool List: 4mm v-chisel; 6mm v-chisel; #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #5, 8mm; #7, 14mm; #8, 10mm
  • Skill Level: Intermediate


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  1. sylvie ouellet March 24, 2019 at 10:10 am - Reply

    ho mary you understand what beguinner means. you give the numbers of the tools you give pattern and the finished work that help a lot lot lot. thanks for all and i forgot the most important part we can see you do it i think you are the only teacher doing al that. it is one of the most complete course on line. forgive my mispelling writtings my first language is french. sylvie ouellet

    • MaryMay March 25, 2019 at 9:04 am - Reply

      Thank you!!!

  2. Alessandro Liccardo December 2, 2019 at 3:25 pm - Reply

    Dear Mary,

    the 9,5 inches diameter also contains the spokes or only the face of the sun?


    • MaryMay December 9, 2019 at 10:04 am - Reply

      Hi Allessandro,
      That is the full size of the carving, including the “spokes”.

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