Carving

Carving Ebony Wood

When most people think of wood, they think of a softwood that is easy to work, but for those that know, there is a big world of carving wood out there, one that most people don’t understand. Carvers love the feel of ebony wood, and they love working with it. For this, they carve most…

Carving Dry Wood Guide | How It Compares To Wet Wood Carving

Carving dry wood can differ significantly from carving greenwood. If you are carving a project that needs to last, then carving dry wood is much better for your project because the fresh-cut marks will fill in and become virtually invisible over time once the wood has dried. This is especially true when carving coniferous trees….

How to Start a Wood Carving Hobby

So you want to start a wood carving hobby, eh? Are you sure you want to? I mean, you could always stop and go back to your old hobbies (such as starting a blog, making a nerdy costume, or eating pizza) and make a living. Or you could keep your nose to the grindstone and…

How to Build a Wood Carving Duplicator

Wondering How to build a wood carving duplicator? I have been wood carving for a few years now, and I have done quite a few projects, but I have always been puzzled by the process of duplication. I have seen many videos and read many articles, but I never felt like the information I was…

How to Date Wood Carvings | Clear Methods To Follow

It’s no secret that wood carvings are the way to go if you want to make some beautiful keepsakes for yourself or decorate a room. Proper care and maintenance can last for generations, but there’s more to it than that—wood carvings need to be treated the right way to ensure they last. One of the…

How To Make a Thumb Guard for Wood Carving

We’ve all seen those horrible injuries that woodcarvers get, and it’s heartbreaking. That thumb is your most essential tool when you’re carving, and you don’t want to ruin it by putting your hand in a vice or clamping it between a piece of wood. Now, you can prevent those injuries! We show you an easy…

Shinwa – Carving Tool Power Grip Full Size Set 7 piece

Shinwa – Carving Tool Power Grip Full Size Set 7 piece power grip tools are made from laminated steel and offer excellent precision to the user.  They have been designed to fill the gap in the market between traditional ‘big’ carving tools and palm tools. This gap is where you often find the beginners who…

Pfeil Swiss-made – Carving Tool Palm Handled Set B 6 piece

The Pfeil Swiss-made – Carving Tool Palm Handled Set B 6 piece are ¾” special alloy blades that have been hand sharpened to provide you with carving versatility and precision. They are Swiss-made blades that will work exceptionally well for woodblock carving.  You will be able to perform intricate, deep cuts with these knives. The…