|I see some blocks of butternut, a little walnut and some carving blocks as well.
|This is a carver's stand I made some years ago. You sit on the pad to hold it in place and use a carver's screw to hold the piece to the top pad.
|The adjustments top and bottom allow for incredible ease of movement and holding ability for carving in the round.
|For relief carving, this variation on a bench hook mounts to top pad
|With a wing nut. Again you get all kinds of ease for access to the carving while being seated.
|Very quickly a box of short spindles gets collected. I am defining short spindles as those which will fit the shorter dimension of the box. Totally arbitrary but I have to start somewhere.
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