carving

Carving Fig Wood | A Genius’ Guide

Are you thinking of carving fig wood? Fig wood is a tough and durable wood that can substitute for mahogany, red cedar, and other premium wood species. It is a type of species native to the Mediterranean region but used as a wood species for thousands of years. It is an ancient wood species that…

Carving Lilac Wood | A Smart Guy’s Guide

I have been looking for a good way of carving lilac wood since my grandpa passed away several years ago. I have always been fascinated by wood and the process of carving. The first time I tried to carve lilac wood I was confident that I had cut the first slice.  I had chiseled away…

Carving Elmwood | What I Wish I knew

Have you ever tried to carve a piece of elmwood, only to be hampered by its complexity and difficulty? I am going to show you how to make elmwood carving more of a breeze.  Get the basics down first, and you’ll be ready to make some great carving projects.  I’ll show you all the tools…

Carving Ginkgo Wood

The Ginkgo is a hard, drought-resistant tree that has found a new place in urban settings as a cultivated tree.  It makes furniture, carved objects, housewares, and bowls.  Yet, little information about the properties of its wood is known, which is essential in wood carving, and that is what this article is discussing.  Carving Ginkgo…

Carving Eucalyptus Wood | The Ins and Outs of It

Eucalyptus is a unique and beautiful wood. It has an exciting texture and takes on so many different looks because of the unique way it grows. And the unique way it alters the way it reacts to chemical and physical changes. It is a fascinating wood, and we will be producing a tutorial on how…