wood carving

More Wood Carving

My kids have done more crafting than I have this July. The main project this week was a turtle. They retail, when finished, for $18 – 20. Some people carve the carapace and facial features, other do wood burning. Ours will be wood-burned later this weekend. One more week to…

Wood carving

Yay for me! I remembered to pack my camera. Forgot my broom though. This is Jerry showing “G” of GAIN how to begin working on his Christmas tree. He also handed out extra trees and projects to my nephew and youngest child. You can see another instructor in the background…

Wood carving

If you’re a home schooler in Iowa, I’m sure you’ve seen my numerous tweets (@threesisjulia) and posts about wood carving.(Three Sisters blog here) We had lots of lead time on this particular program. (That almost never happens.) Last Tuesday, June 29, was our first class. It was excellent. Except that…

Off, On, and In

Off the sticks (for quite a while now) — the super soft socks. still need to seam them, but can’t figure out the best method. On the sticks (for a while now) — my version of ‘dashing.’ I think they will work well for men camping in the chilly months.…