Vaquita carving

As far as I know, there are no Vaquita carvings on the planet. Until today. It may have taken more than 22 hours over the period of a week, but my dad finally finished carving the first wooden Vaquita. It all started with a 2×4 from our garage, which I drew the outline of a Vaquita on. Next, my dad used a jigsaw to cut out the general outline, then with a file and carving knife he slowly but surely created the form of a porpoise. After a lot of muscle cramps and sandpaper, he finally finished the carving. Lastly he painted it with many layers of black, gray, and white, taking about 5 hours. I just want to thank my dad for taking so much time on this beautiful carving. Below is a timeline of the finishing processes.










Tiny porpoise

There once was a tiny porpoise

That was the opposite of enormous.

Grey on the sides,

Black mouth and eyes,

With a song as nice as a chorus.