Interesting techniques never go away; we just reinvent them.
Examples offer clues for learning that books and videos can't
Neither materials nor tools define you as an artist.
From firewood to presents; it's a pleasant transition.
After tempering the treen is allowed to dry for several days before finishing starts. Finishing begins with cleaning up unfair curves, and rough spots. Sanding with 80 grit, 120 grit and 240 grit sandpaper follow. A final whirl with a sanding mop ( a sort of flap sander in a drill press) acts to polish …
Firewood is interesting stuff. It often contains serendipitous pieces for crafting.
There were nine very important things, according to my farther, that every green sailor needs to know.
A carver's shop is closer to boatbuilders shop than it is to an artists studio.
Paint hides a multitude of sins is an old seaman's adage. It also hides all the details,
Gundecking is an ancient, but not too honorable nautical approach to record keeping.