Here are a few more photos.
Over the years I've tried to make leaves and just failed at it. Not sure why because they are very simple.
Recently I purchased a new custom hammer and thought I'd try again. Voila!
The second shot is of some of the first leaves I made into key fobs.
Mtforge, I'm interested in that kind of beeswax finish.
Do you heat it with a double boiler and mix it with turpentine, linseed oil and japan dryer?