LumberJocks

Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'carving'

  • Advertise with us
View Tooch's profile

Adventures in CNC routing #1: Honey-do sign test #1

11-05-2017 02:40 PM by Tooch | 5 comments »

Last year I purchased a CNC machine for our school, but didn’t really get passed some basic stuff with the stock files that came with it. I recently decided that I wanted the kids to get more exposure with it, but I first had to teach myself. I gotta tell ya, some people think creating things with a CNC machine is easy, but that is certainly not the case. I’m finding that it is a different kind of “hard”, with lots of time being spent setting up the files, creating ...

Read this entry »


View FancyChip's profile

Chip carving journey

10-28-2017 01:23 PM by FancyChip | 7 comments »

When I decided to study wood carving in the university almost 10 years ago, in 2008, all my “friends” rotated the forefinger close to the temple and told that I had gone mad. At that moments I checked my feelings from the taken decision, and, you know, did not feel that I had gone mad (although from such a constant reminder I already began to doubt myself), did not feel the “wrong” choice – I was in anticipation of what awaits me while studying, I was, after all,...

Read this entry »


View FancyChip's profile

It's all about respecting someone else's work

10-22-2017 06:14 PM by FancyChip | 11 comments »

I do not mind that my patterns were used by other people in their works: especially when there is an appropriate question about if it’s possible to use them or not? (there are especially kind and inspiring requests about using my patterns that I keep in my soul); I do not mind sending the album / all my albums of patterns to all those who, I feel, really need them. But what I will never be able to understand is that when a person crosses the line of the property of others’ works a...

Read this entry »


View Lemongrasspicker's profile

How to Set a Japanese Chisel Hoop

10-17-2017 07:39 PM by Lemongrasspicker | 1 comment »

Video is here View on YouTube Just a simple method that will work to set the hoop properly on your Japanese chisels. Just remember that if you buy a brand new Japanese chisel that they will NOT come setup and ready to use. You are expected to set the tool up the way that you prefer. If you haven’t done anything with Japanese tools this task is a great confidence booster and a great starting point for your skills. It’s truly not difficult and once you’ve done it a few ...

Read this entry »


View FancyChip's profile

A drawn and a carved pattern

10-11-2017 07:04 AM by FancyChip | 2 comments »

It seems to me that a drawn pattern and a carved one are completely different things. And it’s all about their perception: sometimes something that can be drawn on paper can not be carve out on wood – because they would have different compositional moments. What looks good on paper could look not so good as a whole composition on wood – maybe, because of the depth of carving. So, when preparing a pattern for carving on paper, it is necessary to mentally relate it to the patt...

Read this entry »


View Dennis Zongker's profile

Carving Mother Mary #3: Hand Carving a Female Face

10-09-2017 01:50 PM by Dennis Zongker | 18 comments »

It’s kind of amazing with all the small differences between a mans face compared to the female face. Carving Mary’s face was really fun for me, it took about three weeks. The customer wanted her to look young around 15 years old with a peaceful, praying look. To match up to the clay model I made several months ago was quite changeling from half scale to full scale, onto wood. Here are a few pictures showing some steps, Thank you for looking!!! ...

Read this entry »


View ShaunMeighan's profile

Making a Hammer Handle in my apartment

10-09-2017 08:40 AM by ShaunMeighan | 1 comment »

View on YouTube Making a simple oak hammer handle in my apartment’s living room! Enjoy!

Read this entry »


View JimDaddyO's profile

Shop stuff #106: No Lathe Chisel Handles

10-06-2017 01:17 AM by JimDaddyO | 2 comments »

My first time ever using a draw knife. These are the first chisels I ever bought and the handles have given up on them. I don’t have a lathe, so you work with what you have and learn and have fun at the same time. My son has recently shown an interest in woodworking so these will be his first set of chisels. View on YouTube

Read this entry »


View FancyChip's profile

New pattern idea

10-05-2017 06:23 AM by FancyChip | 10 comments »

Thank you for looking!

Read this entry »


View FancyChip's profile

Past mistakes teach you how you can be better

10-03-2017 11:00 AM by FancyChip | 4 comments »

I learned not to distant myself from what I have done in my chip carving journey earlier – neither what I’ve done at the very beginning of it – 10 years ago, nor 5/4/3/2 years/months ago – but to take it. What’s really important for me now is not to look at my old works/carving and find mistakes there (and also be ashamed of them), but to focus on what I do now, at this very moment, to make my chip carving and works better. Because past mistakes can’t be ba...

Read this entry »


1 2 3 4 ... 84 next »
840 entries


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com