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sculpture
Pine Wood End Grain
When I first saw it, I was impressed by the strong grain patterns of this southern yellow pine lumber. So I turned it into a sculpture (of course)!
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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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Closeup of crack in apple 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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"Kaia" legs during carving
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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Southern yellow pine wood
This pine wood with its exceptionally vivid grain patterns required some very careful carving. But I think the result was worth it!
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Carrara marble block
I'm still working with my maquette. I didn't know the joys of direct carving at the time. Makes me cringe to think about that now.
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