Wood carving: lilac wood hair pin

I am actually not sure I would even call making this hair pin "carving"! I used the natural shape of the piece of wood, and just sort of whittled away a bit. The wood was already very close to the size needed. I didn't take a "before" picture, but you can see what the branch … Continue reading Wood carving: lilac wood hair pin

Carving with kittens: a story in photos

So, today wasn't a very productive day. I managed to get some watering and weeding, but just didn't have the spoons left to do more outside. In an attempt to get at least something done today, I decided to continue practice carving on the spoon blank that came with my carving kit. After my husband … Continue reading Carving with kittens: a story in photos