I am looking for a woodcarver to make a custom nativity set. This set will be a gift for my wife. I would like the set to be based on her (and my) favorite Christmas book “The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey”.
The set should consist of: Sheep (2) Cow (1) Angel (1) Mary Joseph Baby Jesus Wise Men (3)
Regarding size, I would like the set to be able to fit on a small coffee table. I’m thinking the standing wise men should be about five inches tall.
The figures should resemble the figures in the book as closely as possible. Please see the images here imgur.com/a/kv92t.
I would prefer to work with a wood worker in the Seattle, however, this is not a requirement.
I wish I did - I know a great native carver/woodworker and pretty amazing live-edge furniture artist, but nothing comes to mind for this project above. Although, I will put my feelers out and ask around.
My wife paints nativity sets and Mary’s as a hobby. She also has a decent collection of other nativity sets including some made of wood. She would be happy to show you what she has. They are quite nice and cone with the creche.