Archive for March 2nd, 2009



   Posted by: woodbeecarver    in Hobos

SAGE OF THE ROADHOBO RUBEIn every block of wood there is a carving subject waiting to be set free by carving away all the wood that does not look like the subject imagined.  Or so the old saying goes.

Such is the case of the subject of carving a hobo envisioned in a block of wood.  The first photo shows Sage of the Road standing in front of a basswood block.  Sage was used as a model for the Hobo Rube whose story was told in the February  26, 2009 posting of “Carving Hobo Rube.”  The second photo shows Rube standing in front of a block of basswood from which Hobo Cedrick will be carved in this posting. Read the rest of this entry »