Very interesting thread going on over on the WCI site which I have started posting to http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/forum/f38/learning-see-18443/ .
Lot's of thought provoking posts about learning to carve and reaching that "ah ha" moment when the thread initiator started seeing the combination of tools & cuts necessary to create a carving he was looking at. i.e. Able to deconstruct how the carving was created. Touches on lot's of very interesting ideas - left brain right brain, Eastern Philosophy vs Western, how we learn, impediments to learning to carve etc.
Check it out.
Hewing Wooden Bowls - I’m getting ready to go over to Southbridge, Massachusetts for Fine Woodworking Live http://www.finewoodworkinglive.com/ but in the meantime, Lie-Nielsen ...
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