Carving bowls helps me to live on the land
Below is a gallery documenting the process of carving a large bowl from 1/2 of a cottonwood log.
Carved birch bowl.
Using the adze, making a carving block.
Curved adze for initial hollowing.
Smoothing with a curved knife.
Shaping the outside with a hatchet.
Smoothing the outside with a hatchet.
!st of 3 natural edge Osage Orange bowls. This one is gone already, but 2 and 3 are available.
2 & 3
Dead-fall Black Walnut
Carved Black Walnut
New Vessels in Black Walnut, Locust, and Maple. Some of these bowls are for sale on the Work for Sale page.