First class of the year and getting back into it. Back to rounding out the mouth and eyes Progression Around the mouth on the lefthand side The left eye Previous Next
This week I worked on the right hand side as well as rounding out the mouth. I have given more shape to the ears, and have been continuing to cut out around the neck and arms Previous Next
This week John brought in his carving using the same template. It is good to see where he has made some decisions, especially about where he has carved all the way through. Previous Next
Progress has begun, starting to take shape on the left hand side of the head 20201208-update2 20201208-update3 december 8th update1 20201208-update4 Previous Next
Starting a new carving. I have this piece of Rimu and have taken a liking to the below pattern. I have chosen to design the head to the pattern but to work on a body shape that I have done before. Tekoteko mask dsign
It is with great sadness that I have to post this, my carving tutor for many years has passed away in the early hours of this morning. He was a stalwart in the wood carving industry for many years and it is a sad day for many. I see a lot of tributes for him […]
Here are some photos of a Tekoteko that I did for the Clan Cameron Raffle. This was won by Carole McIntosh.
Taiaha is now complete and delivered. Hopefully I can get some photos of the final product with the new owner. Previous Next
The Taiaha is nearly done, I was able to use a spokeshave to get the shaft down by quite a bit. Time is of the essence as the receiver of this will be leaving the Monday after the Nationals 11th of March. That gives me 2 more Tuesday carving nights (one which I might not […]
Time is nearly up, the head is mainly done, a little tidying to do and that’s done, mainly working on the shaft now, will need to get that down to size next week, ready for staining.