Here's a fun little project. Starts out with a pattern. Next the pattern is traced onto a 3/4 x 3 inch piece of Basswood, and the blank cut out. Then it's roughed in with a pocket knife. Finally the detail is done and the finish applied.
Retired male. Next birthday will be 78. Spend most of my time carving and quilting. Retired early (51) from a major university; so I am gettin this retirement thing down real good. I talked myself into wood carving. My daughter talked me into making quilts.