I'm still working to clear off the partially finished carvings setting on my work table. One of the best way to do it is to add a bust body to one of the many heads I've done. I think I've mentioned before that on our Tuesday carvers gathering at the Senior Center in town I can usually manage to pretty well rough out a new head in the two hours we're there. So, these things build up after a while.
While Bottle Stoppers are a good way to mount them I think this works out much better by making a something fairly simple turn out to be a really nice presentation. The base is walnut and it, with the figure, stands at 12".
Now to paint it! Comments welcome as always.