November 16, 2017
In this episode, after a safety talk, Dave uses the adze to hollow out the bowl, bringing to light what will be the finished surface
November 15, 2017
In this episode, Dave lays out the elliptical inside of the bowl using a compass, nails, and a piece of string
November 9, 2017
The bowl begins to present itself from within the log as Dave begins the hewing process with a carving ax and drawknife
In this episode, Dave shows how he lays out the outside curve using a compass, and how he cheats things a little when the wood doesn't totally cooperate
October 9, 2017
It was hard carving away what I considered my best work—really hard—but now my best work is better
October 2, 2017
Being able to rewind the clock and figure out what the first moves a carver made on any given project is tricky to do
July 6, 2017
Silhouette of the Past within the Present
August 25, 2016
Allie's box is made from mahogany with maple, cherry & ebony accents and Aubree's is from figured cherry with maple, mahogany, walnut & padauk accents. Both boxes were colored…
August 18, 2016
A new guitar I just completed for a customer. This unique creation features a very gorgeous Highly Figured Quilt Maple top, West African Ebony fingerboard, one piece 'quatersawn' Sapelli Mahogany...
August 14, 2016
I made this southwest style bookcase recently as a Mother's Day gift. It's cherry, ambrosia maple and walnut. I fabricated the pulls from cholla cactus from our land not far…
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