Scandinavian Shrink Pot Carving
Creating beautiful natural pots from greenwood, using the shrinkage of the tree as it dries out to create a sealed pot.
Working with the natural properties of green wood by hollowing out a section of branch. Carefully carving a base out of dried wood and using a technique so that as the greenwood dries it shrinks to fit the base. Traditionally carved in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, this is an interesting introduction to green wood crafts.
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