Carving Process

  • Shape sketched on a rough cut piece of basswood with a bird pattern.
  • Hand chisels are used to cut wood and add details.
  • Foredom woodcarving Power tools is used to Polish the bird.
  • Burning pen is used to add more details, like each feather is given definition using a burning pen.
  • Both bird and base are finished with acrylic paints.
  • Glass eyes and bronze feet.
  • Mount the bird.