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Carving the Bad Ass Cannibal Raven (1)

2014/02/06

2011 November – Finding the Western Red Cedar 

Finding, cutting, slicing loading, delivering, posing

Finding

Slicing

Slicing

More slicing

More slicing

Big Blade!

Big Blade!

Loading

Loading

Posing

Posing

2012 February – Roughing with the saw

Squared blank, with saw work started

Squared blank, with saw work started

Hollowing out the head of the Raven

Hollowing out the head of the Raven

2012 June – Shaping with the Adze

Working the shape

Working the shape

June 2012 – More Tweaking of the shape

Tweaking the outside and inside shape of the Raven

Tweaking the inside and outside shape of the Raven with an adze

Lipped Adze

Lipped Adze

June 2012 – Slicing the beak line

Had to obtain a riser block for the bandsaw, another delay

Had to obtain a riser block for the bandsaw

2012 July – Hollowing between the head and beak

One inch drill holes, then monster gouge and mallet

One inch drill holes, then monster gouge and mallet

Getting there slowly

Getting there slowly

And then I went on to other things. But it will be completed shortly. I am presently working on the punky haido.

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