Category Archives: Wood

Carving and Woodworking. Two of my avocations

Two pieces, One Work

TheVanPs I had gotten the design for the sleeping pumpkin (dubbed “Rip Van Pumpkin”) from Eric Bunn, who is a very accomplished wood carver and my teacher. It just didn’t seem right that he should be allowed to snore like that without knowing the impact on Mrs. Van P.

Woman’s Bust

This piece is derived from Ian Norbury’s Carving Classic Female Faces in Wood. I was pleased to receive first place, Advance, Human Head at the North Jersey Woodcarving Show in October 2010. ┬áThe piece was also entered in the Showoff contest at the Woodworking Show in Somerset, NJ.