Thoughts On Carving – Designs within designs

Usable design elements are in plain sight within other designs. Plunder away!

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 …