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Black Walnut
Three Gouge Chisels
I don't use sandpaper on my sculptures. Instead, I finish the surfaces using a variety of chisels. Watch this video for a behind-the-scenes peek.
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Black Walnut in Vise
I'm using a vise to hold my black walnut wood piece as I carve a place that's hard to reach. A good vise is like another set of hands!
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C C Griffin Carving Black Walnut Piece
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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Black walnut log
Spongy Areas Have to Go! I’m just starting on my black walnut log. There are some spongy areas in the whitish sapwood that I’m investigating.
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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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