thedaileygrind — Carvings


Ribbon time

  This past weekend I demonstrated woodturning at the 2014 Downeast Wood Carving and Wildlife Art Show put on by the Maine Wood Carvers Association. I was making textured and colored spinning tops. This year for the first time the show was held at the Lewiston Armory in Lewiston, Maine. I would like to thank …

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There isn’t an app for this?

    Today was a half day of school for the local school kids. We have a good snowstorm going on today and it’s supposed to last well into tomorrow. Like a lot of kids these days our youngest daughter likes to play on her iPad. She likes to spend her spare time playing one …

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Please, give me a name

The guy that writes this blog found me last night in a block of wood that he was carving but he’s not going to paint me until he has a name for me. I heard him say something about a name would help him figure out what colors I should be. You should know that I’m a guy …

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My first woodcarving

As if woodturning isn’t enough to keep me busy, recently I’ve been learning how to carve wood. Those of you that have known me for a while know that I have carved on my woodturnings for a few years now. So it might seem strange to hear me say that I’m learning to carve wood. I should …

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Becca’s carving at the Maine Woodcarvers Show

I have been interested in carving wood for a while now but I don’t ever seem to have the time to do any carving. Every now and then I can incorporate a little carving into one of my turnings but I don’t do it very much.  About a year ago, maybe more, Becca (our 13-year-old) and I …

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