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Teaching Wood Carving

I taught Wood Carving for the first time at the Fall Herbal Symposium over Labor Day. The official class was on Monday morning and about 40 people (!) began carving butter knives. Earlier in the weekend, I taught an impromptu carving class for the youngsters. Three hours (it was longer than the class for adults). […]

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My First Woodcarving Commission

A few months ago, I was asked to carve a non-traditional gavel and base for the board president of a national association. The gavel was to be carved in an hourglass shape modeled on the ivory gavel used for decades by the US Senate, using wood from an olive branch and a base that was […]

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