Carving the Buckler – Archer’s Shield

  This article is about carving the Buckler – the Archer’s shield The rolled down hose and legs have been roughed in almost ready for the final cut, this gives proportion to the figure which helps with the visualisation of … Read More

Mary Rose Ballock Dagger

  The representation of a Mary Rose Ballock Dagger is now drawn in, outlined and roughed in. This was modeled on an original that was found on the Tudor Warship of Henry 8th, the Mary Rose. Its existence was a … Read More

Undercutting Creates Apparent Separation

A time-consuming skill in woodcarving explained: Undercutting creates apparent separation and here is a detailed explanation of how to do it:¬† What is Undercutting? Undercutting is the most difficult part of woodcarving and the energy that disproportionately goes into it … Read More

Undercutting towards the Final Cut

  Work has resumed on the Azincourt Tribute with undercutting towards the final cut on the purse and belt buckle. The completion of three smaller works reflecting the sequential order to shoot for the Archers, relate directly to the main … Read More