Saturday, July 7th, 2007
Photo by Mark Pummell
Gene Knox, a resident of the Otterbein Retirement Community in St. Marys, peers through a lighted magnifying glass as he begins chip carving an intricate spiral design. The process involves removing tiny chips of wood with the aid of a curved blade.
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ST. MARYS - Gene Knox holds a piece of basswood and sees all the things it could become with deft strokes of his chip carving knife. At 71, he enjoys the satisfaction that comes from creating crosses by the dozens or freeform d . . .
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