Archive for July 29th, 2021



   Posted by: woodbeecarver    in Knives


This is a story of creative play in the making of the toys for carving in the form of carving knives.  Why does this carver continue to make knives for personal use that far exceeds the accumulation of carving knives?  The answer is the same as to why carve more of the same design of a carving subject?  Why does a carver feel compelled to continue to carve beyond the need for more?  Why accumulate more carving wood when there will not be enough time to use what is already on hand?  The answer is in the meaning of “creative play” for the child within each of us to fulfill our imagination.

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