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Relief, 3D, chip-carving, whittling; carving knives, chisels, pocket-knives, power tools. If you are a carver or want to give it a try, this is the place to talk techniques and share tips and questions.

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Styri tools?

01-22-2018 10:33 AM by Doverwood

Does anyone have any experience with this brand? Why is the shipping time fro...

3 01-22-2018 01:26 PM
View Clarkswoodworking's profile

My collection of carving tools

01-16-2018 07:45 AM by Clarkswoodworking

Here is my collection of carving tools I haveNames like Swiss and Ashley + so...

8 01-21-2018 08:57 PM
View Ikyoto's profile

Whittling knife opinion and wood supplier?

01-18-2018 10:39 AM by Ikyoto

I use the knife on the bottom. In fact it’s the only hand tool I have,...

7 01-19-2018 03:14 PM
View Karda's profile

Mora spoon knife

12-24-2017 09:18 PM by Karda

Hi, I have a Mora spoon knife, I have noticed that the hook is quite aggressi...

2 01-19-2018 01:39 AM
View thechipcarver's profile

Attention all carvers and woodworkers, need info for shows.

01-06-2018 10:26 AM by thechipcarver

Hey Guys, I’m a woodcarver live in Indiana. I travel to local shows ...

5 01-06-2018 08:32 PM
View Karda's profile

diamond hone

01-05-2018 01:29 AM by Karda

Hi, what do those of you who use diamond hones use for a lubricant, i read so...

12 01-05-2018 04:07 PM
View ShadowAmy's profile

Newbie needs help

12-30-2017 10:42 AM by ShadowAmy

hi all i just started whittling yesterday and was bought balsa wood for chris...

11 01-05-2018 01:24 AM
View metroplexchl's profile

question about drying a stump before carving

08-04-2017 08:29 PM by metroplexchl

I saw a man cut a stump and then use hand tools to carve a large bowl. It...

18 12-29-2017 02:10 PM
View woodie1994's profile

Router bits

12-26-2017 04:00 PM by woodie1994

Hey all, new to the forum. I’m starting a new project, and need specifi...

8 12-29-2017 12:27 PM
View Karda's profile

knife won't sharpen

12-24-2017 11:04 PM by Karda

have you ever had a knife not take a carving edge. i have a small knife I hav...

10 12-26-2017 11:24 PM
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12-12-2017 02:55 PM by richardchaos

I have a great possible gig. There is a house just up the street with 4 huge ...

33 12-25-2017 06:06 PM
View Mengtian's profile

Thoughts on Record Power Carving set for beginner

12-25-2017 01:21 PM by Mengtian

I have been doing small carvings and figurines (about 3-5 inches tall) and I...

2 12-25-2017 05:02 PM
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06-26-2017 10:27 AM by LDO2802

Not to disparage them, but it seems like Flexcut and Pfeil have cornered the ...

5 12-24-2017 09:15 PM
View Graywind's profile

New to chip carving

12-12-2017 09:23 AM by Graywind

Hi All,I’m brand new to chip carving, and have a question for those who...

3 12-15-2017 02:39 PM
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10-17-2017 10:32 PM by Dark_Lightning

It wood appear that the stores within a 30 mile radius of me (Simi Valley, CA...

12 11-12-2017 10:47 AM
View red0ak's profile

Carving Tools Recommendation

11-02-2017 09:09 PM by red0ak

Background Looking to start doing some relief carving and need to get some to...

11 11-08-2017 05:58 PM
View richg99's profile

Need the name of a rotary carving "bit", please.

11-06-2017 09:22 AM by richg99

Please disregard. A dentist on another site knew the name and description...

4 11-07-2017 02:19 PM
View richardchaos's profile

A true master. I am not worthy "Benji Reyes"

11-05-2017 09:24 AM by richardchaos

I went and saw a project up on the projects page today by Benji Reyes R...

0 11-05-2017 09:24 AM
View rmeir's profile

what is the best carving knife

10-28-2017 06:30 PM by rmeir

thru the years I have tried just about every brand of knife out there, helvie...

5 11-03-2017 09:35 PM
View bbasiaga's profile

Good very basic set to get started?

10-25-2017 10:33 AM by bbasiaga

Hey all. I have been thinking lately that it might be handy to have a very...

14 11-03-2017 05:14 PM

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