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Wood Carvings by Mark Sheridan

Back to Mervin

Well, it’s back to my little window cleaner.  I can’t let that sound like I’m going to be completely dedicated to this little guy in the next while because it’s fall now and that means lots of clean-up around the house when you live in Ontario.  But it’s all fun.

I’ve taken the roughed-in version of the carving that I did with the Foredom tool and Typhoon bit and trimmed everything down a bit with knives and gouges.  Not a lot to tell you on this other than the fact that I used some simple callipers to take measurements from the clay sculpture that I did and transferred those dimensions to the carving.  I’m not all that particular when I do this…I’m just using the clay as a general model for what the carving might look like.  If it’s out a bit, I’m not going to lose sleep over it.

Now that I have it to this point, I’ll do a bit of work on the head before returning with more dimensioning and detail.

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4 thoughts on “Back to Mervin

  1. that picture of your carving rolled up and I could not stop the smiles, can’t wait to see more

  2. Dennis Stallings on said:

    Oh boy,Looks like another good one…

  3. Thanks Dennis…I’ll try to make it a good one. I’m not crazy about the quality of the basswood at this point, but I’ll work around it.

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