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Black Tulip
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Information on this piece I completed in December 2014:

Size of wood:  2 inch thick x 8 ¼ inch wide x 15 ½ inch long.

Type of wood: American black walnut.

Style of carving: Deep Relief carving.


Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 30 hours.

Tools used: Power tools for roughing out and hand tools for detail.

Finishing/staining: two layers of Beeswax and orange oil.

Water Lily.
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Information on this piece I completed in November 2014:

Size of wood:  2 inch thick x 9 ¾ inch wide x 16 ½ long.

Type of wood: Alder.

Style of carving: Deep Relief carving.


Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 32 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 neutral stain.

Deep Relief Carving.
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Information on this piece I completed in October 2014:

Size of wood:  2 inch thick x 10 ¼ inch wide x 18 ¼ long.

Type of wood: American black walnut.

Style of carving: Deep Relief carving.


Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 65 hours.

Tools used: Power tools for roughing out and hand tools for detail.

Finishing/staining: two layers of Beeswax and orange oil.

Carved baseball bat
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Information on this piece I completed in August 2014:

Size of wood:  junior baseball bat- from 2 ¼ inch thick on top x 32” long.

Type of wood: Ash.

Style of carving: Relief carving.


Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 35 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.

Deep Relief Carving of Pronghorn Antelopes and an Eagle
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Information on this piece I completed in July 2014:

Size of wood:  2 inch thick x 9 ½ inch wide x 11 long.

Type of wood: Alder.

Style of carving: Deep Relief carving. The deepest is approximately 1 inch.


Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 60 hours.

Tools used: Power tools for roughing out and hand tools for detail.

Finishing/staining: One layer of combination of Tung oil, Danish Oil, Boiled Linseed Oil, oil stains, and Natural neutral stain. One layer of Tru-Oil Gunstock Finish.

Floral Carving.
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Information on this piece I completed in May 2014:

Size of wood:  3 inch thick x 6 ¼ inch wide x 10 ¼ long.

Type of wood: American black walnut.

Style of carving: Deep Relief carving. The deepest is approximately 2 ¼ inch.


Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 25 hours.

Tools used: Power tools for roughing out and hand tools for detail.

Finishing/staining: two layers of Tru-Oil Gunstock Finish.


Note: I laminated three (3) boards of American black walnut and then carved the roses into the wood. I did not use any glues on the carved roses. It is all one piece.

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Information on this piece I completed in April 2014:

Size of wood:  2 inch thick x 9 ½ inch wide x 16 long.

Type of wood: Alder.

Style of carving: Relief carving.

Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 32 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. One layer of Beewax.

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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.


Decorative Panel
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Information on the panel that I completed in February 2014:

Size of wood:  2 inch thick x 8 inch wide x 59 inch long.

Weight: 27 pounds.

Type of wood: American black walnut.

Style of carving: Deep relief carving.

Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 105 hours.

Tools used: Power tools for roughing out and hand tools for detail.

Finishing/staining: None.

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Information on the panel that I completed in November 2013:

Size of wood:  2 inch thick x 9 ¾ inch wide x 54 inch long.

Weight: 23 pounds.

Type of wood: Alder.

Style of carving: Deep relief carving.

Number of hours to finish (including free-hand drawing): Approximately 125 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.

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