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Best Electric Wood Carving Tools

Best Electric Wood Carving Tools

Are you looking for the best electric wood carving tools? It can be difficult to know what to get if you are starting. Are you looking to switch from hand carving tools to electric because of the type of project that you want to do. Whilst hand carving does a great job, it can be […]

BeaverCraft S03 – Spoon Carving Tool Set for Beginners

Are you just starting on your wood carving journey and wondering what sort of tools you need to be getting. One of the first things that you will need to keep in mind is the type of projects that you intend to be working on so that you get the right knives for the job.  […]

Morakniv Wood Carving Double-Edge Hook Knife 162

Here we have the Morakniv Wood Carving Double-Edge Hook Knife 162 which is an amazing hook knife that features a tight curve. It’s a specially ideal knife for carving spoons, bowls, cups, or for any object that requires a detailed relief carving.  It has a blade that was manufactured from top grade Swedish 12C27 stainless […]

Beavercraft C3 Small Sloyd Carving Knife

Are you considering buying the Beavercraft C3 Small Sloyd Carving Knife? Before you make your mind up in buying any tool, it helps to know what you are getting yourself into. This knife is great for various projects that will need chip carving, detail carving, and also general carving.  The blade is small and this […]

Morakniv Wood Carving Hook Knife 163

For relief carving, the Morakniv Wood Carving Hook Knife 163 is definitely on the list for the most qualified knives. This knife features a double-edged blade with a tight, 0.9-inch internal hook radius.  This makes it ideal for hollowing out spoons, cups, bowls and any other relief carving. Made with one of the strongest stainless […]

Morakniv Wood Carving 122 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade

Morakniv Wood Carving 122 Knife with Laminated Steel Blade is a small wood carving knife that comes with a thin and tapered 3.2-inch blade of laminated steel. It has an oiled birch wood handle that makes it easier to handle as compared to other knives. It has a hardened core of 50-60 HRC which is […]

Best Hardwood for Carving

Best Hardwood for Carving

Are you looking for the best hardwood for carving? Wood carving is a popular and age-old pastime. For some, this skill has furnished homes, whilst for others, it has become a lucrative business. To carve effectively, it’s essential to know which wood to use as well as the tools to use.  There are many wood […]

Best Wood for Carving Wooden Spoons

Best Wood for Carving Wooden Spoons

Are you looking for the best wood for carving wooden spoons? Spoon carving is simple enough when you have the right tools and also the right stock. Using wood that is not meant for spoon carving, can have repercussions and you may find yourself with a pile of unusable wood pieces. To effectively make any […]

Morakniv Wood Splitting 220 Knife with Carbon Steel Blade

Morakniv Wood Splitting 220 Knife with Carbon Steel Blade is a great wood splitting knife for anyone looking to find one. It comes with a Triflex Carbon steel blade that holds an excellent edge making work easier from any angle one may decide to use it in.  Morakniv Wood Splitting 220 Knife with Carbon Steel […]

Beavercraft S04 – Chip Carving Knives Set

Are you looking for the best chip carving knife set to add to your collection? The Beavercraft S04 – Chip Carving Knives Set, has two knives. One is specially made to make long and short lines whilst the second knife is specially made for the intricate details that come with carving out geometric shapes. The […]