A poorman’s vice, or hands for feet

We decided it was time to start eating out of wood, so I went to make some bowls for us.

Carving wood is in my blood I guess, (sometimes I give it blood too). Anyway I never liked using workshop tables or vices for holding the piece Im working with, I remember being asked when I moved into a community years ago, by one of the man, If I would help him build his workshop, he said I can have my own table in it. I said I use my feet to hold the piece I’m working on.

Ive been told my feet are like hands they are so broad.

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Poor man’s vice

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Hands for feet

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Broad axe for rounding the corners

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I love heavy tools, the axe I should be using is probably a quarter of the size

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Carving is in my blood, and my blood is in the carving

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Crooked knife for bowl inside

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Another bowl and spoon quickly done

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The Elves got to eat out of wood

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The elf queen’s bowl

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