This pattern book includes the pattern for the compound cut vase only. The video below demonstrates how to carve the flowers. If you decide to make this project please understand that using a carving knife can cause injury. Please follow good carving techniques and wear a carving glove for protection.
My wife and I spent that last three days in Gaitlinburg, TN. We go every year. We both enjoy the mountains and the local craftsmen are outstanding. I always come back with new ideas for projects. Just about every shop that sold wood crafts had these little hand carved flower vases. One the the carvers showed me how to make one so here is my attempt. My flowers are not as good as his were. I need to experiment with different species of wood to see if I can get the flowers to open as nicely as his. If any of you have made these flowers before I would appreciate any tips you may have.
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