January is prototype month in my small carving shop.
My shop is named after the famous Davy Jones.
I was at my booth at a boat show in Maryland when another maritime carver came to visit. Lordan was the local "yaahd cavaah," as we'd describe it in New England.
The stem boards of the Cora F Cressy raised questions about a company I had once been familiar with.
For me cherry is almost the perfect wood.
Start things right, but know when to fold a bad hand.
Carved by 19th century Salem Architect and carver Samuel McIntire any additional comment by me would be distracting from the vision.
Practice makes perfect is not a trite truism. Depth of Practice is important, and it can be applied across disciplines.
Success is not a permanent achievement. We have to continually work at maintaining it.
What to hit with: Mallets!