Well I finally have made a little progress on this carving. There turned out to be allot of filling major cracks. So I actually had to block off the bottom of the stump and fill allot of tightbond glue. I finally got the stump to quit internal spl...
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Location: Colorado/ Texas
Hi, my name is Michael. I'm a semi-retired building contractor. I've gone from hand tools to all power tools. I have returned to hand chisels and a mallet. I guess I missed swinging a well balanced hammer!
After 42 years in the trades the last thing I wanted to accomplish was to sculpt and carve wood. I enjoy the sound and feel of a wooden mallet, the smell of real wood and seeing it take shape.
I live with Terri Lynne my wife of 9 years. She does beautiful intarsia work and is very inspirational to work with. She is a very talented artist in many fields!
-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"
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