Information on this piece that I completed in March 2014:
Size of wood: 1 ½ inch thick x 1 ¾ inch wide x 16 ¼ inch long.
Type of wood: Basswood.
Style of carving: Relief carving.
Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 21 hours.
Tools used: Power tools for roughing out and hand tools for detail.
Finishing/staining: Two layers of combination of Tung oil, Danish Oil, Boiled Linseed Oil, oil stains, and Natural neutral stain.