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.
This eagle is barely eleven inches wide, not my smallest, but diminutive none the less. It's a good miniature project for a woodcarver. Pine is great wood, but fine detail in small sizes are not its strong suit. Would this pop out at you in cherry, plum or box? Sure, but my objective was to do …
One company's waste can be another's most valued resource
Lots of carvers have shop cats. They rule the shop from on high.
Whitespace, what you don't add is as important as what you do.