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Ulmia Ott Bench For Sale $1,350

01-19-2016 06:45 PM by carveforlife

I’m selling this 8 foot bench. 2nd owner. Located in Ric...

16 02-06-2016 12:48 AM
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Three ways to Make a Wooden Chain

01-17-2016 10:08 PM by Joe Lyddon

Three ways to Make a Wooden Chain Here are some possibly New Looks at how ...

6 01-18-2016 10:35 PM
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How to curve a bowl

01-17-2016 11:16 PM by vortexsny

Hi, I’m looking for advice on how to curve a shallow bowl out of oli...

6 01-18-2016 06:59 PM
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Ceramic Slipstone

01-17-2016 03:54 PM by woodworksbyjohn

Thanks for all of the responses to my earlier question regarding diamond ston...

4 01-18-2016 05:32 PM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

A Matchbook Fleet

01-12-2016 11:58 PM by Joe Lyddon

This man worked (played) almost all of his Life on this project! Everythin...

4 01-14-2016 04:28 PM
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Sharpening Stones

01-10-2016 01:25 AM by woodworksbyjohn

I know this is a topic that comes up over and over but at the risk of irritat...

6 01-12-2016 06:17 PM
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Carving the Santa with a Bear

01-10-2016 04:40 PM by ClaudeF

A rough out is not always necessary for carving. I began this project with a...

6 01-11-2016 02:01 AM
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Problem sharpening chip carving knife

01-07-2016 04:50 AM by wood2woodknot

I have a problem getting a perfectly straight edge on my chip carving knife (...

5 01-09-2016 05:33 AM
View EOP's profile

Cutting out patterns and making roughouts

01-01-2016 04:26 PM by EOP

My first ever post. I have a 14”Grizzly band saw that I bought to cut ...

6 01-08-2016 03:36 AM
View Robert Jordan's profile

New to Whittling and Carving

12-11-2015 02:51 PM by Robert Jordan

Hello Fellow Wood Peckers, My name is Robert. I have always been fascinate...

12 01-07-2016 05:02 AM
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Woodburning and Burning Tools.

12-16-2015 04:43 PM by torpidihummer

I have been using Wood Burning tools by Detail Masters for several years and ...

8 01-01-2016 09:51 PM
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short pen blanks

12-27-2015 01:46 PM by 3285jeff

I have a lot of short pen blanks,,2 inches or shorter,,and I hate to waste th...

1 12-27-2015 02:11 PM
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Happy Holidays

12-25-2015 12:04 AM by NSBruce

Hoping all my fellow wood carvers have happy and safe holiday , maybe Santa w...

6 12-25-2015 05:35 PM
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finishing a carved chest

12-09-2015 07:17 PM by jdh122

I’m working on a small carved chest using a fairly simple, repetitive p...

5 12-18-2015 05:13 PM
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Help: What starter tools to abstract sculpture?

12-08-2015 10:42 PM by TortoiseAvenger

Hello y’all… Wondering what tools I should start with for smal...

6 12-17-2015 04:45 PM
View woodworksbyjohn's profile

Hard Wool vs. Paper Buffing Wheel

12-05-2015 03:52 PM by woodworksbyjohn

As many other carvers, honing gouges and chisels can be problematic!! I read...

6 12-17-2015 02:44 PM
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What is this type of carving called and how do you do it?

12-15-2015 05:55 PM by IssibTheOracle36

Okay so I’m trying to make something similar to this board for some...

5 12-16-2015 02:53 PM
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11-20-2015 04:59 PM by califreeman86

Ive been reading and watching videos on how to carve wood. So I final...

2 11-28-2015 06:32 AM
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Record Power Carving Set

11-23-2015 11:22 PM by Brandon

Does anyone have any thoughts on this set carving chisel set: http://www.h...

2 11-25-2015 07:12 PM
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What Are You Carving Today?

11-20-2015 04:34 PM by torpidihummer

What are all of you Wood Carvers Carving today, this summer I cut out aboutfi...

1 11-22-2015 07:33 PM

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