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Mora spoon knife

12-25-2017 02:18 AM by Karda

Hi, I have a Mora spoon knife, I have noticed that the hook is quite aggressi...

4 05-26-2018 05:52 PM
View Robert's profile

Basswood sources

06-19-2017 01:20 PM by Robert

Hey guys I have a bunch of basswood but I’m pretty sure its southern ba...

10 05-26-2018 01:36 PM
View rmeir's profile

what is the best carving knife

10-28-2017 11:30 PM by rmeir

thru the years I have tried just about every brand of knife out there, helvie...

7 05-26-2018 01:24 PM
View janishwoodworksinc's profile

Seeking Advice - Defects in your carving blocks - How picky are you? Typical sizes sought after?

05-22-2018 08:53 PM by janishwoodworksinc

Hello all, We are currently producing thousands of board feet of basswood ...

6 05-24-2018 12:13 AM
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Foredom power graver

05-21-2018 01:43 PM by John816

Hello I have a foredom pg with pedal, table base, motor, and shaft. It is in ...

7 05-21-2018 02:18 PM
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My first carving

05-15-2018 01:22 PM by Clarkswoodworking

The wife was cleaning out old boxes and came to me with this little carvingAs...

4 05-15-2018 07:57 PM
View Karda's profile

diamond hone

01-05-2018 06:29 AM by Karda

Hi, what do those of you who use diamond hones use for a lubricant, i read so...

21 05-14-2018 12:08 AM
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FOREDOM flex shaft, oil?

05-07-2018 11:28 PM by BlasterStumps

I found this Foredom flex shaft at a local Restore. I don’t know much ...

13 05-11-2018 12:05 AM
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Relief Carving Instructors Western North Carolina

01-23-2018 03:54 PM by Sccardais

I’m looking for an instructor or class in relief carving near me in Wes...

6 04-17-2018 11:08 PM
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Where to find Basswood in Madison WI area

04-13-2018 04:07 AM by rustfever

I will be in Madison WI in late May. I would like to get a moderate supply o...

8 04-13-2018 05:52 PM
View Druid's profile

How to Prepare a Basswood Carving for Painting and Staining

04-10-2018 08:56 PM by Druid

For the Basswood (Linden wood) carvers, there is often the question of how th...

6 04-12-2018 09:26 PM
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Hollow logs

04-04-2018 05:20 PM by Wes43

How do I hollow out a log for crafts

4 04-04-2018 10:34 PM
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Tool ID

04-03-2018 05:57 PM by HandyDan2

Hello, new to the forums and wondered if some one could held with this tool? ...

2 04-04-2018 08:33 PM
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03-21-2018 06:37 AM by BenR


3 03-21-2018 01:27 PM
View MAS520's profile

Rotary Tool

03-17-2018 12:46 AM by MAS520

I would like to buy a flexible shaft for my Black and Decker Rotary Tool. Any...

4 03-18-2018 03:57 AM
View Kyle Jones's profile

Getting started

03-09-2018 05:13 PM by Kyle Jones

Good Morning Lumberjocks I have an idea that will require new tools [darn,...

7 03-10-2018 05:03 PM
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Styri tools?

01-22-2018 03:33 PM by Doverwood

Does anyone have any experience with this brand? Why is the shipping time fro...

4 03-05-2018 02:38 AM
View Clarkswoodworking's profile

Anyone use a carver’s vice

02-12-2018 09:52 PM by Clarkswoodworking

Just curious if anyone uses a carving vice and what type it isI am looking to...

3 02-22-2018 10:53 PM
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Argument with the wife. What do you do with your woodworking/woodcarving magazines?

02-10-2018 02:35 PM by thechipcarver

My wife and I are arguing what should be done with my woodworking/woodcarving...

39 02-15-2018 07:06 PM
View Loren's profile

Wendell Castle passes

01-25-2018 03:49 PM by Loren

Castle was one of the originators of “art furniture”. Some of ...

11 01-26-2018 03:02 AM

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