I hope you love birds too.

Just amazing, beautiful work. One day.

David Fisher, Carving Explorations

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 I hope you love birds too.  It is economical.  It saves going to heaven.

-Emily Dickinson

It is very pleasant work carving bird bowls.  I start with a branch and a few roughly sketched lines.  After much bulk is removed with the axe and adze, much of the carving on these small bowls is done sitting down with a couple knives and a gouge or two.

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I’ve finished a couple recently, one in birch at the top, and another from a curved cherry branch (below).  I’ve just posted them, as well as another cherry bowl (further below) to my available for purchase page at the website if you’d like to have a closer look.

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