Off my rocker? Quite likely! So, I was trying to decide what I should have the guy in overalls sitting on. I thought about doing a metal glider, but decided a rocking chair would be easier. Not sure why I thought that was a good decision! I had to...
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Location: North Little Rock, Arkansas
I've been hacking at wood for some 25 years. I originally started repairing antiques when my wife and I first married....we couldn't afford new furniture and broken antiques or stuff that needed re-finishing were right in our price range! I have some larger tools crammed in a small shop and built a few small pieces at one time, including a carousel style rocking horse for my daughter. I gradually spent less time in the shop as we raised our daughter and work and other things intefered. But I became interested in wood carving about 2 years ago and have cleaned up and refurbished all my tools. I like carving and smaller projects because they use less wood and I can complete them quicker...keeps me from getting too discouraged. I hope I can contribute something of value to this forum, but I'll probably lurk for a while..
-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com
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|replied on||beginning woodcarving||08-27-2015 09:06 PM|
|commented on||"Tales of a forest" chip carved wooden box||08-27-2015 08:54 PM|
|replied on||my first question :) please help!||08-05-2015 08:11 PM|
|replied on||Bandsaw blade issues||07-19-2015 04:09 AM|
|commented on||Carvings From Nova scotia||07-14-2015 09:45 PM|
|added project||"Car Tires on a Gravel Road" part 2||07-14-2015 09:42 PM|
|replied on||Can I use chip carving knives for other kinds of carving?||06-23-2015 09:49 PM|
|commented on||Little Cowboy||06-23-2015 09:20 PM|
|commented on||воин||06-23-2015 09:14 PM|
|commented on||Folk art birds||06-22-2015 03:20 PM|
|replied on||Micro motor advice needed||06-10-2015 03:45 PM|
|commented on||Day of the Dead band / Dia de los Muertos 2015||05-14-2015 08:11 PM|
|added project||"Car tires on a gravel road"||04-26-2015 09:46 PM|
|added blog entry||Off my rocker?||04-14-2015 06:49 PM|
|replied on||Solid Chair Seat||04-03-2015 03:36 PM|
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Here is the process I used to attach the carved turkey foot to a bark-on shaft. I am not sure what type of wood the shaft is, but I selected it for the interesting bark it has. I have used this type before and the bark stays attached and has inter...
Really in high gear this time of year! I’ve sold quite a bit of my holiday carvings in the past week, but still working away. Here is a new Santa I hope to finish this weekend, especially since the weather is bad. He’ll be holding ...