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The design is transferred to the wood and the carving of "Survival Mantel" begins on this page of photos.

 


 

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DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: LEFT SIDE

Looking from the center to the left end.

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: RIGHT SIDE

Looking from the center to the right end.

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: LEFT RETURN

Starting at the left return...

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: FAR LEFT

...then the far left end...

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: CENTER LEFT

...toward the center...

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: CENTER

...the center of the mantel...

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: CENTER RIGHT

...on toward the right...

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: RIGHT

...to...

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: FAR RIGHT

...to the right end...

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: RIGHT RETURN

...and around to the return on the right end.

DESIGN TRANSFERRED 02/01/06: RIGHT RETURN

A closer view of the right return.

STOP CUTS 02/02/06:

Jerry is working stop cuts into the design.

CARVING PROGRESS 02/18/06: LEFT

Jerry has made progress...

CARVING PROGRESS 02/18/06: LEFT

...roughing out the design...

CARVING PROGRESS 02/18/06:

...setting up specific areas that will be...

CARVING PROGRESS 02/18/06:

...carved into the foreground...

CARVING PROGRESS 02/18/06:

...the middle ground, and the background...

CARVING PROGRESS 02/18/06:

...across the face and into the ends of the mantel.

CARVING PROGRESS 02/28/06: FROM LEFT

CARVING PROGRESS 02/28/06: FROM RIGHT

CARVING PROGRESS 02/28/06: RIGHT RETURN