carving space and homemade setup #1: carving space intro

So ive been looking online to find a good set up for chainsaw carving area. Ive had no luck so im going to get creative and share anything i come up with. Speaking of intros, youve seen this little guy pretend carving a stump with a toy...

Chip carving knife

Last year I made two carving knives and when I was on holiday I did the first attemt to do some chip carving. I liked carving in front of my caravan but wasn,t entirely satisfied with my own made knives. So last week I made two new one’s and...

carving space and homemade setup #2: homemade log carving equipment

Started the day making the upright log holder. The blocks move and straps hold the log against block so when im carving the log dont turn and tip. I tried it with this log and seemed like itll work good but i will test it better when i...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: CARVING

Have you seen these? Amazing carvings!! (Creations tagged as CARVING) This Spider Man, created by kiefer and his grandson, using "a spokeshave, rasp, file and sandpaper straight " for this carving. “Pouting Pete” is created by...

Project #2 Practicing Relief Carving

Finally got round to trying out the new tools and found them a dream to work with. I got inspired to have a go at some relief carving and practicing bits and pieces on some scrap wood. I’ve also been working on my finishes...

Project #4: Getting To Grips With The New Miniature Carving Tools & Adding Colour

After being given a couple of bags full of scrap wood I decided I would do something with it. I need to keep practicing all of my woodwork skills to improve them and continue learning. This has led to the shed getting rather messy and my...

$100 Favorite Technique Challenge #1: Announcement

Marquetry, wood carving, scroll sawing or …? Your choice. Post a blog entry about your favorite technique for a chance to win $100. Include technique description, why is it a favorite one and spice it up with some photos. RULES Post a...

Chainsawing

My favorite technique is by far chainsaw carving for many reasons. You can do so many different projects from 2d signs, log signs, sculpture and so much more. It intrigues people to see such creations being made with a saw....

Stitching in wood

Every year I try and carve one large carving for competition and this years piece was a full size American flag. Uniqueness in competition is always a must for a blue ribbon so I always try and look outside the box for ways of catching the...

New Second Hand Tools #3

I need a bigger biscuit box! I’ve been keeping my carving chisels in an old biscuit box I found in the shed. It isn’t very deep so when a friend gave these to me I decided it’s time to get a bigger box. I’m entirely grateful for them and for...

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