The result of shopping done in the last few months, all cottonwood bark (and free driftwood) organized in the shed waiting to be carved over the winter. Well, not all will be carved but lots of it will.
The largest pieces of bark are on the top shelf, I probably won't use many of those compared to the medium sized pieces on the lower shelves. The box on the floor has short pieces in it, just about 6-8'' in length but still with nice thickness to do interesting carvings. The boxes on the table are full of small chunks of bark which will be carved into ornaments for the next summer season. I shouldn't be bored, that is for sure.
One of the most interesting pieces which will turn into some crazy castle by spring: