Ah ha! Now that`s clever! Some brilliant spirits there too! I think I need to start making something on that scale, up to now it`s been mostly walking stick handles and staffs which I find a bit fiddly to get fine details onto (and then i get p***** off when it doesn`t happen lol).
Absolute cracker that one mate!!
What do you use to get the eye features when it`s set so deep? I bought a Flexcut 11-piece palm which has some pretty small tools but I still struggle to get the eye details right when set back in the sockets (usually end up burning the eyes in with a pyro pen!)
Thanks guys! JAG..aye there`s a few spaces yet for more wee faces....it`s a bit of a doodle stick to try out different things really! It nearly ended up in the kindling pile but a guy called Piper thought it would make a good stick (hence the name on it!) and it turned out better than I expected.
Haven`t posted for a while so thought I`d try to remember how to put a pic or two on!! The longer stick is from the top of a Holly tree which snapped during last years heavy snows, the bark was stripped straight away to let it crack and look aged, it`s stained with Antique Pine wood stain. The...
I too spent many years as a woodcutter on the West Coast, the only one I found to be remotely effective was Autan, it`s still the first thing into the rucksac when I`m heading out fishing, walking, camping ( well...first thing after a fine Malt!!) :o
I used the 1kg packs of lean steak from LIDL!! Trim any fatty looking bits, Marinated in salt, pepper, vinegar, brown sugar and some dried chilli overnight in the fridge then into the box. 2kg at a time took 24hrs.....larger box or more meat would take a bit longer but results were spot on...