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Blocking Black Walnut Log: Part 1

I'm in the studio examining a black walnut log. It's total stream-of-consciousness as I think out loud about what I plan to do.
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First Black Walnut Piece

This is a post that describes the beginning of a piece in black walnut wood. It starts at the point of splitting the log in half.
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Cracks in the Wood?

This post illustrates how I filled cracks in an applewood sculpture using Elmer's glue, a metal spatula, and wood shavings.
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Carol C Griffin attaches an abstract figurative sculpture to a base

Attaching a Sculpture to a Base

Ever wonder how sculptures become attached to those bases that they sit upon? In this 20-second video I attach my sculpture "Moriko" to a base. Enjoy!
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“Kaia” from Beginning to End

Here's a short video showing the different stages of carving the wood sculpture "Kaia", from the blocking stage to completion.
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Eight Years with Lorrie Goulet

Eight years ago I began an apprenticeship with master sculptor Lorrie Goulet. She's passing on as much of her 70+ years of experience to me as possible.
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