I have finished most of the immediate jobs in hand and so I can work on a project for myself.
I love the bridges that cross the River Cam in Cambridge. My favourite is Clare Bridge, which features in this engraving called "Lining Up Through Clare Bridge":
Another interesting bridge is the so called "Mathematical Bridge":
I have a piece of "lemonwood" saved for this project:
I normally darken the surface of the block before I draw on the design. Time to get the darkening kit out:
I keep a bottle of writing pen ink diluted with water. I apply this with a soft cloth until the surface is darkened enough for me to see the cuts that I make but not so much that I could not see any marks I make on the surface to guide me...
...but why don't you watch while I show you: