Monthly Archives: October 2013

Time to Stir the Pot!

Introducing our volunteer, Oscar Wells, a longtime woodworker who helps us here in the shop two days a week.  Of late, he has been working to complete the dressing bureau featured at the Mount Vernon Symposium in 2012.  Here, he … Continue reading

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Carving Class 2013, Part 6 (The End)

Work has wrapped for Bill and Ted in Massachusetts.  Last jobs… Bill has flowers carved by Dimitrios to use as examples when he completes the piece back here in Williamsburg.  The ones on the left…     And Ted has … Continue reading

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Carving Class 2013, Part 5

Bill posted this picture a little while ago.  All the background relief work done.  Onward…     The Hay Shop

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On the Trail of William Buckland; the Beginning and the End

Months ago my wife and I planned a trip to Annapolis with some friends, long before the subject of the 2014 Working Wood Symposium was decided. (Before our shop study trip to MESDA, and our trip to Gunston Hall.)  We … Continue reading

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Carving Class 2013, Part 4

Starting on the last jobs in Massachusetts… Ted… And Bill, working on his roughing out… Both designs in bass. Ted has declared a pause to sharpen.  Bill?  Whalin’ away.  Go, men. The Hay Shop.

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Carving Class 2013, Part 3

The next jobs for Bill and Ted: Bill’s finished one and the drawings for the next. And Ted’s next piece: Ongoing.  Thanks, guys. The Hay Shop

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Carving Class 2013, Part 2

More photos from Bill and Ted’s stint up at the Klitsas carving class.  First Bill’s most recent effort, in bass wood: And Ted’s latest mahogany piece: Home stretch days coming now, for our men.  More later, as we get good … Continue reading

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