"I Love Wood"
Do you work on just one sculpture at a time?|
"I work on several at a time. Sometimes I get stuck on one. I've had pieces where I got stuck on it for more than a year. I knew I would finish it, but I wasn't sure how. So I had to think about it a lot."
"I like learning about new materials, but wood is probably my favorite. Wood doesn't rust; it doesn't break like plastic. You can see wooden things from centuries ago that have lasted well, that still look beautiful."
|"It's fun to work with wood. It's hard enough that it keeps its shape but soft enough that you can shape it easily. I love the grains and the way that different kinds of wood can interact. |
- Sylvester, get your tail out of that vise!"
"This is a radial arm saw. It tilts every possible way. It's great for larger pieces. That black hose is connected to a super-duper vacuum that sucks dust out of the air. I move the hose next to whatever I'm cutting."
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