Wood carving: testing the new gouge

Lo and behold, I had an open day today! Which means I finally had the chance to do a bit of wood carving and test out the wood gouge I got a month ago. I had a particular piece of maple from clearing behind the pump shack that I wanted to use. After looking at … Continue reading Wood carving: testing the new gouge

New toys, and this is un-flippin’ real!! :-D

Okay, first the fun stuff. I made a much delayed trip to the post office (using my face shield for the first time). There were several packages waiting for me, including one that had these - being guarded by a Susan! That gouge will allow me to carve much deeper than the curved blade of … Continue reading New toys, and this is un-flippin’ real!! 😀