Recently a customer dropped of a crucifix for some repair work. It was somewhat small for a wood carving, but beautifully carved. It was carved in Europe from Lime wood, something similar to our bass wood. I can't tell how old it is. The carved Jesus seems old, with a lot of patina, but the cross looks fairly new. This is how it looked when it came to me. Continue reading "Conserving a Crucifix"
I had a nice piece of wood leftover from a customer job and a couple of free days so I did something I seldom do...I made an eagle for inventory. The blank was an odd size so I decided to enlarge a standard 25" Bellamy. This eagle is 43" long by 8" tall and 5" deep.