Archive for August 5th, 2008



   Posted by: woodbeecarver    in BEE Buzz

HOG HEAVEN PIG SEEDHOG HEAVEN PIG SEED was first created as a whittling exercise to see how small  one could carve a pig.  The first miniature pig was carved in 1982 becoming a pig seed by the accident of humor.  The WOOD BEE CARVER was showing and demonstrating his carvings at an outside show at a restored log cabin-ed village called Pioneer Village close to Caesar’s Creek Lake near Harveysburg, Ohio.  School children visited on a field trip and as part of the demonstration for the visitors I would ask the children if they had ever seen a “pig seed” and then showed them the carved wooden pig explaining that this pig would grow into a big hog by using one’s imagination.  Most of the children realized that I was just kidding them but then the fun part of humor is exaggeration. Read the rest of this entry »