Category Archives: yamadori

Winter Silhouette Expo, 2016

I think I have enough pics to to write at least three posts on the Winter Silhouette Expo but I’m not sure if I will. I could do one on show prep, one on the demos and extracurricular adventures and, … Continue reading

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A Party in Five Photos, The Drunken Literati

Let’s have us a quickie! I’ll let that above phrase tickle your funny bone…a bit…. Release your creative juices….. Stimulate your mind….. We are talking about a conocarpus erectus…..after all I could last… all day with the double entendres but … Continue reading

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Adamaskwhy on YouTube!

I’m excited to ​present to my readers this preview trailer for my first YouTube video! ​ With the help of my new partner in crime, Richard Bonn, we filmed all the footage, we just need to edit it all together and … Continue reading

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Refinement carving on a buttonwood 

This’ll be a quick look at a client’s buttonwood and how I try to match new carving to old deadwood. Not easy but you can get close.  Here’s the buttonwood, ready for work.  It’s a little green, I know. The … Continue reading

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Wait ’til you see what I do to this new acquisition! OMG!

Look at this beauty! A collected neea buxifolia (the common name is nia. Don’t ask me why the difference in spelling. It’s a tree native to Puerto Rico and they say nia. Maybe some macho man botanist had to assert … Continue reading

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Social media bonsai hag

If you’ve been following the various social media platforms I subscribe to, I’ve posted a few pics of a celtis lævigata I collected a few years ago. My original intent was to chronicle the progression only on those sites by … Continue reading

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Holly, times three

  I ain’t never seen a bush so full that needed trimming like this one. That’s an epic bush. A biblical bush. Like out of the 70’s/early 80’s. Wowser!  How’s this one?    This one is sparse but still full. Def … Continue reading

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