Custom Boat Carving

This customer commissioned a gift for her parents… A smaller version of their beloved boat as a table top piece…

boat sketch

She chose red oak to match her parents table… This was a huge red oak log so I could cut out the most stable chunk of wood out of the log between the heart and the sap wood.


Blocking out the form


popping the architectural elements…


Sanded and finished with a satin clear coat

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The Lord Jesus bless you,