I did a 2' X 3' relief carving(3/4" thick)of Portland Head Lighthouse and thought it was fairly good. I wanted more depth without the expense of 2 or 3" dimensional stock. So I broke the work into 3 depths and then glued them together. Each layer is 3/4" Poplar and overall size is 11 1/2" high by 24" wide. I used a combination of Robert Sorby and FlexTool carving tools to complete the carving. It was colored "lightly" with pencil, then clear coated in MinWax High Gloss Poly
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