Every year I try to stretch myself in my woodworking skills to make something new for my wife for Valentine's day. this year I decided to dabble in sculptural carving. For the full build video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-U-AMbS-cE
Carving Chisel Set: http://amzn.to/2kf8Wjb
Dovetail Saw: http://www.highlandwoodworking.com/veritas-doveta...
Bench Chisel Set: http://amzn.to/2i26mzX
Long-nosed marker: http://amzn.to/2lExV1e
Coping saw: http://amzn.to/2kCe68X
Carving Knife: http://amzn.to/2kNqwvI
Basswood used: http://amzn.to/2kBypUe
Boiled Linseed Oil: http://amzn.to/2hPEUVO
I found a picture of what I wanted to try to make online and printed it out. Next, I freehand drew out what I wanted with a pencil untell I got the shape the way I wanted it. then I finalized the shape with a sharpie.