For the face of this lion my goals are to make him more majestic by carving it closer to the traditional lion’s face verses the last three I made five years ago for the “Griffin End Table.” The lion faces for that end table had more of an Egyptian...
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"DWELLS WITHIN THE SOUL OF EVERY ARTIST"
MORE THAN ALL HIS EFFORTS CAN EXPRESS.
AND HE KNOWS THE BEST REMAINS UNUTTERED.
SIGHING AT WHAT WE CALL HIS SUCCESS.
-- Dennis Zongker
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It is hard to believe it has been five years from when I got this crazy idea to write a book on box making. I have been a custom furniture maker ever since I was a young man. Then when I joined Lumberjocks and seen all the beautiful boxes by my fe...
If you get a chance, please give this recent article in CWB a thumbs up for me. It is a teaser for my book coming out this year. Thank you. http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/articles/archives/CWB-custom-woodworking-business/Wood-Jewelry-Box-How...
I have recently been commissioned to carve a column for in a customers home. The opposing two sides of column is hand-carved to match artwork provided by customer of two different Persian Kings while the other two sides will have routed flutes dow...
The first step in carving out the table legs I began with the side scrolls and front flutes at the bottom of the leg. Before I start carving I always hone or sharpen any knife I will be using that have any small chips in the edge. This will give y...