Tag Archives: carving

Staged Photos: Miniature Carved Animals

12 Feb

Staged Photos: Miniature Carved Animals

This tiny craft comes to us from Steve, an artist of 15 years who has recently moved to Germany from the midwest. He carves miniature animals from wood, paints them in a fun and colorful way, and poses them in photos that shows off their playful side!

Wood Carving with Love

22 Sep

Wood Carving with Love

I am enchanted to make things with my hands. After 40 years of creating things for a living, I still can hardly believe that I get to do this all the time. Handmade has soul. It has life and the character of the maker and the Divine. There just isn’t the spark in things that have been manufactured for me.

Handmade woodwork and carving

12 Sep

Handmade woodwork and carving

The gnome I have up on Etsy now is the forth of his kind. Each is slightly different, but all stand about the same height. I keep making them because people keep buying them!

Hand Carved, Themed Chess Sets

8 Apr

Hand Carved, Themed Chess Sets

Source of Inspiration? That’s an easy one…my imagination. There is no way I could ever make all the sets I have pictured in my mind. There’s hundreds of ideas and I come up with new ones all the time, and I hand carved custom themes so my customers call the theme.

Moving Against the Grain

31 Jan

Moving Against the Grain

It’s wonderful to wake up in the morning and actually want to go to work. It’s an ideal situation, and I’m just ecstatic that I can do this for a living, and be creative again. To anyone who is reading this, if you’re not doing a job you love, start today. It’s totally worth it!