the carving shed

I took the night off of mask carving to make this oak cutting board. for some crazy idea I decided to hand carve the whole surface. I don’t know if anyone would care but me #woodcarving
the madness that sometimes occurs #woodcarving #mask #process
finalizing the forehead design before carving #woodcarving #mask #process
a repost from @charlieschuck 
a pic from his shoot today for @fryemuseumstore the happy home of a set of my spoons and some shapes ;)
#woocarving #mask #process
tools of the day. scale model, starret compass, lie-neilson spokeshave, hand made strop(by me 20 years ago), large bullnose barely gauge (dick Anderson, master tool maker), Henry Taylor 5/38 gauge, 7/20 Swiss made gauge, kestrel strait knife, hand made bent knife(me) lie-neilson low angle block plane, stabilo all surface pencil(the best in the world ;)) and a Japanese bullnose chisel. #woocarving #mask
#mask in process. #woodcarving pic by @janhilmer
new big #mask in the works. I am loving this yellow cedar, it carves like butter #woodcarving #sculpture
true love, a twenty year fascination.  #geometry #woodcarving  #phiratio
a mini ladle #woodcarving #woodenspoon
buddies for life #woodcarving #mask
I just visited this little guy at the stonington gallery. he’s a raven wolf. #mask #woodcarving #sculpture
an orca whale that my dad is just finishing up. such an amazing piece of spalted maple.
I feel very honored to be chosen to represent Washington state by @cosstores as one of the 50 things they like about america announcing their arrival to the states. Check out the other 49 states at http://projects.cosstores.com #cos50things #woodcarving #geometry