Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween

The pumpkins are about 11 inches tall. This is the first time I carved faces in a pumpkin.  I used my regular carving tools. I found out to show the shadow lines you need to make deep cuts. I hope the kids enjoy them when trick or treating.

Sunday, October 26, 2014


I carved these faces so the hat would form a background for the face. The basswood is 2 by 2 3/4 inches and 1/2 inch thick. I draw the hat and the outside of the face. Then I carve the hat to the depth I want. Now I can carve the face and finish the hat. I use these for pins or magnets. I also use the eye end of a fish hook as a hanger and pin them to the cloth between the cabinets in my camper.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Little Guy's

These little guy's are 2 inches tall. My plan is to make a scene with these after I carve a couple more of these guy's. They are fun to carve and they use some of the scraps of wood.