Elephant Carving

This began as a 6 ft. red oak stump in Newtown Connecticut. It began with a sketch…

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Then it was time to set up the staging and go at it! During the blocking stage, two pieces were cut off the stump to use as ears. These were glued and doweled in place…

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Here it is sanded and burned and ready for the wood preservative…

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Two things that are satisfying about this work… 1. Bringing a carving to completion and 2. Seeing the smiles on a happy customer!!edited-8837

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