Neither materials nor tools define you as an artist.
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.
One company's waste can be another's most valued resource
Lots of carvers have shop cats. They rule the shop from on high.