Rosendale, NY, United States
I have been carving birds since 1989. I am self-taught carvers and began to carve birds as a hobby. In 1995, I won first, sec
Skills and Techniques
Shape sketched on a rough cut piece of basswood with a bird pattern. Hand chisels are used to cut wood and add details. Foredom woodcarving Power tools is used to Polish the bird. Burning pen is used to add more details, like each feather is given definition using a burning pen. Both bird and base are finished with acrylic paints. Glass eyes and bronze feet. Mount the bird.