Ruth Severson’s carving of a woman in Box Elder with acrylic wash. It took her 4 months to complete.
As you look closer to the detail, one can wonder how she got such fine detail from Boxelder. She sprayed the surface with water and alcohol before carving to soften the wood.
Larry Longtime’s cottonwood bark carving with oil finish.
Closeup of detail
Lathed basswood bowl with chip carved rim and bottom with oil finish by Ruth.
Barflies in their natural state.
Barflies are carved by Ruth with Chris Hammack’s designs.
Butternut carving by Barry Kutzer