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Hand Engraving. Using a Dremel 290 Engraver.

10-11-2018 09:10 AM by OregonTreeHead

Hi, I am building a small square-shaped project and was thinking about engrav...

1 10-11-2018 12:01 PM
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Kayak / canoe paddle carving

08-20-2017 12:45 AM by nakmuay

Most of my summer has been spent fixing up an old cabin on a lake we bought. ...

18 10-08-2018 10:38 PM
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Newbie Relief Carving Clean Up Question

06-28-2016 03:32 PM by hackery

Hi Guys I attended a one day relief carving class yesterday which was pret...

6 10-08-2018 01:50 AM
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Relief Carving based on Escher's "Sky & Water II"

08-31-2018 07:13 PM by Phil32

This relief carving is 14” x 21-1/2”, basswood & black walnut...

8 10-07-2018 10:33 PM
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Sanding carvings

09-11-2017 07:22 PM by a1Jim

Hi everyoneI’ve been working on a pie crust tilt top table for years pa...

13 10-07-2018 08:40 PM
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DRAW knife question

09-07-2017 12:37 AM by bignorman

Hello Everyone Can anyone tell me about this drawknife.. the only thin...

4 10-07-2018 07:42 PM
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Need help picking a good Bowl adze

03-02-2018 02:37 PM by blueridge

Hello, I have been really interested in picking up on adze sculpting as a new...

8 09-26-2018 11:55 PM
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Inherited Carving Tools

09-25-2018 10:31 PM by RPhillips

I have an uncle that used to carve duck decoys. He recently passed away and m...

3 09-26-2018 11:05 PM
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modify barn siding

09-26-2018 04:53 PM by DaveyC

Hi Everyone, I need to modify some tongue and groove barn siding. The ...

4 09-26-2018 09:26 PM
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“Modern” Stump

09-03-2018 02:31 AM by FlobeySolo

I hanpve 2 pine stumps that have been drying I’m my shop for 4 years. I’d lik...

2 09-03-2018 04:31 PM
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Where to find large pieces of Cottonwood bark?

08-31-2018 04:59 PM by thechipcarver

Hey Lumberjocks, I live in East Central Indiana. I am looking for large p...

6 09-03-2018 02:33 PM
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08-23-2018 08:30 PM by LDO2802

Opinion time gentlemen (for those skilled in marquetry). What is the best boo...

6 08-31-2018 11:52 PM
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Replacement power carving tool

08-31-2018 10:37 AM by SiRiC

Hi, I have a RAM power carving control unit and handpiece, but the handpie...

2 08-31-2018 06:46 PM
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Spoon carving and water

08-29-2018 12:27 AM by socrbent

I know wet wood is easier to turn. Would soaking a spoon blank in water make ...

3 08-30-2018 12:15 AM
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Wanted: Almond Tree Lumber

08-26-2018 02:50 PM by TabVA

Greetings from VA! I am looking for almond tree wood: possibly branches for ...

4 08-28-2018 07:58 PM
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A fly in the ointment

08-24-2018 07:22 PM by WandaHarrigan

I carved this in basswood from Maine. Living here in Oklahoma, cowboys are ...

7 08-24-2018 10:46 PM
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Broken hair stick project

08-19-2018 04:43 AM by Cern42

This is my first post although I’ve come by a few times in the past for...

0 08-19-2018 04:43 AM
View Hucklington's profile

Teflon Coated Knives Chisels?

07-23-2018 05:12 PM by Hucklington

Hello fellow carvers. I’m filleting some whiting this morning with a ma...

3 07-23-2018 09:15 PM
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If l build a shed as a shop what do l need to do to prevent moisture tools rusting?

06-04-2018 06:18 PM by Jim Reeves

I am having a very hard time making down steps to shop in basement even worse...

15 06-09-2018 03:05 AM
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Carving w/Axe: need chopping block; can I make one?

05-26-2018 02:05 PM by polaski

I’d like to do some carvings that start with small carving ax work. Ev...

6 05-27-2018 07:14 PM

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