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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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Relief Carving Instructors Western North Carolina

01-23-2018 03:54 PM by Sccardais

I’m looking for an instructor or class in relief carving near me in Wes...

6 04-17-2018 11:08 PM
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Where to find Basswood in Madison WI area

04-13-2018 04:07 AM by rustfever

I will be in Madison WI in late May. I would like to get a moderate supply o...

8 04-13-2018 05:52 PM
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How to Prepare a Basswood Carving for Painting and Staining

04-10-2018 08:56 PM by Druid

For the Basswood (Linden wood) carvers, there is often the question of how th...

6 04-12-2018 09:26 PM
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Hollow logs

04-04-2018 05:20 PM by Wes43

How do I hollow out a log for crafts

4 04-04-2018 10:34 PM
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Tool ID

04-03-2018 05:57 PM by HandyDan2

Hello, new to the forums and wondered if some one could held with this tool? ...

2 04-04-2018 08:33 PM
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Need help picking a good Bowl adze

03-02-2018 02:37 PM by blueridge

Hello, I have been really interested in picking up on adze sculpting as a new...

6 03-23-2018 01:39 AM
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3 03-21-2018 01:27 PM
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Rotary Tool

03-17-2018 12:46 AM by MAS520

I would like to buy a flexible shaft for my Black and Decker Rotary Tool. Any...

4 03-18-2018 03:57 AM
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Getting started

03-09-2018 05:13 PM by Kyle Jones

Good Morning Lumberjocks I have an idea that will require new tools [darn,...

7 03-10-2018 05:03 PM
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diamond hone

01-05-2018 06:29 AM by Karda

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

20 03-05-2018 06:10 AM
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Styri tools?

01-22-2018 03:33 PM by Doverwood

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

4 03-05-2018 02:38 AM
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Anyone use a carver’s vice

02-12-2018 09:52 PM by Clarkswoodworking

Just curious if anyone uses a carving vice and what type it isI am looking to...

3 02-22-2018 10:53 PM
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Argument with the wife. What do you do with your woodworking/woodcarving magazines?

02-10-2018 02:35 PM by thechipcarver

My wife and I are arguing what should be done with my woodworking/woodcarving...

39 02-15-2018 07:06 PM
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Wendell Castle passes

01-25-2018 03:49 PM by Loren

Castle was one of the originators of “art furniture”. Some of ...

11 01-26-2018 03:02 AM
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My collection of carving tools

01-16-2018 12:45 PM by Clarkswoodworking

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

11 01-25-2018 12:11 PM
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Whittling knife opinion and wood supplier?

01-18-2018 03:39 PM by Ikyoto

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

7 01-19-2018 08:14 PM
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Mora spoon knife

12-25-2017 02:18 AM by Karda

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

2 01-19-2018 06:39 AM
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Attention all carvers and woodworkers, need info for shows.

01-06-2018 03:26 PM by thechipcarver

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

5 01-07-2018 01:32 AM
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Newbie needs help

12-30-2017 03:42 PM by ShadowAmy

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

11 01-05-2018 06:24 AM
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question about drying a stump before carving

08-05-2017 01:29 AM by metroplexchl

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

18 12-29-2017 07:10 PM

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