Crinoids are found as fossils in the cambrian sediments of the Shenandoah Valley. They are related to starfish, sea urchins and sand dollars. At one time they were a dominant life form here.
Here is a snapshot of months of work in two and a half minutes.
I regard portrait carving as celebrating the person before me.
Everyone has their own reaction to their experience in the "Chair of Death" I love his excitement.
Id like to bring you along for a night of making sawdust and friends but in that way I'm like a vampire, I need to be invited in before I can cross the threshold. Call me baby!