Smell

I entered my shop this morning to the smell of linseed oil, varnish, and wood shavings. I was transported to my friend's boat shop in Newbury, to the WoodenBoat School in Brookline, Maine, to the shipyard I worked in one summer and to the shops of mentors and friends from over the past fifty years. …

A Small Eagle

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 …