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  • Rontana
    My least favorite tunnel (carpal)
    by Rontana
    I've dealt with carpal tunnel on and off for quite a few years. It really flared up bad when I decided to start whittling, so I have to limit my time on the knife.

    Braces help, as well as physical therapy exercises and hot/cold compresses, but I decided to built a couple of things that...
    Today, 07:33 AM
  • jmischel
    Found wood Walnut platter
    by jmischel
    We got a whole lot of rain around Halloween of 2015. A real gully washer, with floods and all that good stuff. I make a point to take a stroll down near the creek after rains like that, looking for interesting pieces of wood that I can do something with. It's a treasure trove of stuff. I used to bring...
    Yesterday, 10:10 PM
  • Arthur C.
    New Relief Work
    by Arthur C.
    This is a relief cross I just finished for a charity auction. It's about 9" x 12", bark on sides, carved ivy top and bottom. It's a rustic take on a "Tree of Life Cross." Background is garnet shellac; cross is edged in gold. Ivy and tree are finished with layered shades of green...
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