What is Whittling, Anyways?

This is an excerpt from my book in progress. Enjoy! To carve is to whittle, to whittle is to carve; by definition the words are synonymous. ‘To cut, slice, shave, or otherwise remove pieces of a whole, hard material until it is shaped into a different thing’ can effectively describe both activities. But are they … Read more

Why Art and Craft?

Creation is a fundamentally human activity. From functional pieces to beautiful ones, those which tell a story to those which help us work, we are a species unlike any other because we have found ways to combine parts to make products. But there is little magic in the “things” we make, magic exists in the … Read more