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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

cold santa with a scarf and windy santas, finished

Thursday, September 19, 2013

finished,, before and after photo and the garage is next

i was happy with the results,,  now back to carving for a while 

Saturday, September 14, 2013

almost finished :) with the roof that is

hi everyone,, i know its been a while since i posted any new carvings or videos,, the farm has be very busy with painting the roof,, so far things have gone very well,, i see just a couple of more days and it should be finished by wed,,,, then theres the garage,, i might wait till spring for that project not sure,,, i also was going to wait for the second half of the barn roof but decided to do it to get it out of the way,,, now after about 40+ hours? ,, i kinda lose count , and 135 gallons of paint. its will be time to get back to carving soon,, keep carving everyone, enjoy the fall weather 

Friday, September 6, 2013


  here is the list of the classes that will be available , min of 3 , max of 6   donuts and coffee water will be provided in the morning,  bring your lunch,,    here are the dates

SEPT 28 2013  , SAT,,  9AM TO 430PM ( shorty windy santa)
cost 55.00  included the dvd of the two projects shorty santa, and super shorty santa bottle stopper , this class in not a beginners class must have some experience with using a carving knife
 ......... important, the dvd is of the shorty santa , not the windy santa,, i have not made a video of the windy santa as of yet,   it will be a shorty santa with a windy beard

OCT 1 2013, SAT   9am -430pm  ( pinecone ornament ) cost 55.00 and included is the dvd of the the following projects penguin , mini pinecone , and front santa,   the pinecone done in class is a large pinecone,  and also two cutouts provided,  this a beginners class, but all are welcome to attend

OCT  26, 2013  SAT 9AM - 430PM  HOLIDAY HONEY BEAR,,  THIS PROJECT CAN NOT BE FINISHED IN ONE DAY,,55.00   but you will get a dvd of this project to complete it at home,,  which will be included along with one cutout and 7 pieces.   you  must have some experience with a carving to take this class , the last class we were able to finish carving the bear,, and the finish the pieces and painting at home,

NOV 9, 2013 9am - 430pm    SNOWMAN HEAD, cost 38.00  this is a beginners class, this snowman head can also be a bottle stopper,, ( 5.00 more if you choose to make a bottle stopper ) or a christmas ornament,, the choice is yours,

NOV 23, 2013  SAT 9AM TO 430 PM   spiral santa head ornament ,,  cost if 55.00 dvd provided of project, along with two cutouts, and soda, coffee, donuts,

you must have the following to take a class, knife,, carving glove , strop, and thumb guard,, if you are a beginner then you will need to purchase these ,, i have a few of these items,   ,,  but it is best to have some limited understanding of the push and pull method of handing your knife  before you take a class,, i do have a video on youtube explaining this method,, highly recommended to view this video ,, if you do not have internet that is capable of viewing this i do have a dvd, that i will give you and return it when you come to class,, please make sure your knives are sharp before you come to class,  i can hone them  only here,, not reshape the blade which takes time to do ..
if your interested in attending any of the classes above please email me to confirm a spot,, carverswoodshop@yahoo.com
or call me direct at 484-364-0471  thanks and keep carving, arleen .