Tuesday 16 February 2021

Hand carved Birch Dragon Kuksa.

Hand carved Birch Dragon Kuksa carved by Jon Mac using Axe, knife and open hook. The Dragon has been given chip carved and kolrossed decoration along with the addition of gold leaf highlights. The paint used is 'milk paint' and it's finished with Tung oil. The Dragon sits atop various Birch spoons, some carved with Axe and straight knife only. A technique I've been experimenting with for the last few years. I'd also like to mention that www.spooncarvingfirststeps.com passed 1000000, yes one million hits. Thank you all.... J


Carving a Dragon Kuksa.

Carving a Dragon Kuksa.  I have been carving Kuksa from green Birch for 15 years or so, I’m self taught. From the beginning, I limited mysel...