Sunday, September 29, 2013

Second of the Magi

Here's my next piece for the nativity. The second wise man, carved from butternut, measures 4 1/2" tall. Sealed with Deft Satin lacquer like the other pieces.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

First of the Magi

Here is the next piece in the nativity, one of the wise men. Like the other pieces he is carved from butternut and stands 6 1/2" tall.

Sunday, September 15, 2013


Finished the second figure in this year's nativity. Joseph is hand carved from butternut and measures just under 5" tall.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Virgin Mary

The wife has been wanting me to carve a nativity for a long time. I decided to carve one for her this Christmas. Here is the first piece, the Virgin Mary. Carved from butternut and sealed with lacquer, she measures 2 1/2" x 2" x 5" tall.