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Relief, 3D, chip-carving, whittling; carving knives, chisels, pocket-knives, power tools. If you are a carver or want to give it a try, this is the place to talk techniques and share tips and questions.

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View opticsguy's profile

flex shafts and I do not know anything . . . .

06-16-2019 05:12 AM by opticsguy

Expanding my carving hobby, little steps at a time. Started with dough bowls ...

6 06-17-2019 07:37 PM
View Nicodimas's profile

Splitting wood and planes

06-17-2019 12:49 PM by Nicodimas

Ok took this class and we split wood from logs, ripped boards with a Froe to ...

3 06-17-2019 04:52 PM
View cowboyup3371's profile

Been Practicing but could use some advice

06-16-2019 01:09 PM by cowboyup3371

After getting advice from my other thread about what I could do while waiting...

2 06-16-2019 02:51 PM
View Don W's profile

Let's talk Carvings & Carving Tools of your dreams

07-28-2018 08:17 PM by Don W

It’s been a while since I started a new thread,...

267 06-12-2019 12:46 PM
View jerbee's profile

Burning my 63” mahogany speargun? 8 questions.

05-28-2019 01:57 PM by jerbee

Hello, all! I’m new to pyrography, but not woodworking. There isn’t a pyro se...

1 06-07-2019 02:06 PM
View Notgoodyet's profile

Anyone ever heard of a maple being shaped to grow like a rocking chair?

06-06-2019 06:42 PM by Notgoodyet

I’ve been told my medium thickness Maple in my yard was shaped to be m...

11 06-07-2019 01:19 AM
View cowboyup3371's profile

Incorporating Relief Carving into Other Wood

06-01-2019 09:57 PM by cowboyup3371

Based on your advice, I am going to start practicing my relief and chip carvi...

1 06-01-2019 10:58 PM
View RickBarber's profile

I need a source for a basswood Jar.

05-26-2019 09:18 PM by RickBarber

I recently entered a chip carved basswood jar in a national contest at a muse...

13 05-29-2019 02:19 PM
View cowboyup3371's profile

Relief Carving with Purple Heart Wood

01-06-2019 07:32 PM by cowboyup3371

I have done some relief carving in the past but always with a softer wood ...

8 05-27-2019 01:20 AM
View MrRon's profile

Carving a model with lots of compound curves

05-06-2019 03:38 PM by MrRon

Now that I know what glue to use, I now ask which is the best wood to use for...

8 05-08-2019 11:09 PM
View MrRon's profile

Proper glue to use

05-05-2019 11:48 PM by MrRon

I am building a large model and plan to use either balsa or bass wood. Due to...

4 05-06-2019 12:56 PM
View mike5555's profile

Gouge set I.D.

04-02-2019 03:11 PM by mike5555

Hi all! My father has an old set of woodworking gouges. they seem to be un...

16 04-29-2019 10:57 PM
View josephmaynor's profile

What is a good wood carving knife for beginners?

04-22-2019 07:36 PM by josephmaynor

Hey Lumberjocks, So I have been wood carving for some months now, using a ...

7 04-28-2019 10:36 PM
View Azzy6781's profile

Where to get carving blanks?

04-18-2019 02:34 PM by Azzy6781

Hi, any help/links would be appreciated as I’m new to wood carving and ...

6 04-20-2019 08:31 PM
View Goose90's profile

Police wood badges

04-08-2019 01:57 PM by Goose90

So I’m purchasing my first CNC machine in the near future, and I’...

1 04-08-2019 05:26 PM
View Jerry's profile

Seeking advice on Mission Style Inlay Techniques

04-01-2019 08:11 PM by Jerry

Hey everybody, I’m looking to do my first inlay. I want to do something...

47 04-07-2019 07:40 PM
View Planeman40's profile

Help choosing 4" angle grinder tool for power carving

05-09-2015 01:30 PM by Planeman40

I am looking at buying a tool to fit onto my 4” angle grinder for power...

18 03-28-2019 06:31 PM
View annis's profile

Carving small free-form bowls and spoons

03-11-2019 01:20 AM by annis

I want to carve bowls no larger than about 12” by 12”. I’m ...

3 03-13-2019 06:34 PM
View annis's profile

Merlin 2 carving set

03-13-2019 03:19 AM by annis

Does anyone have any experience carving small bowls with this? Thanks,Paul

0 03-13-2019 03:19 AM
View carve's profile

Ulmia Ott Bench For Sale $1,200

01-19-2016 06:45 PM by carve

I’m selling this 8 foot bench. 2nd owner. Located in Ric...

20 03-09-2019 12:05 AM

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