carving class drawing aid

  • Advertise with us
Project by Porchfish posted 09-10-2011 04:42 PM 1795 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When teaching beginning carving class all students were required to learn to use their most important tools first, The eye and the pencil. Before they did anything else they had to draw this old teaching aid/carving no big mystery here, just an exercise in concentration.

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

7 comments so far

View shipwright's profile (online now)


7939 posts in 2733 days

#1 posted 09-10-2011 05:14 PM

And they said it couldn’t be done!!
Very good exercise for the eye and for the thought process.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

View Bluepine38's profile


3379 posts in 3021 days

#2 posted 09-10-2011 05:16 PM

Porchfish, I tried to print this one out to practice on later, but could not, it only took me four attempts
to draw a rough picture in ink, after I finish with the other projects I will come back after I find a pencil and
attempt a better drawing. I think I will take this one to the first wood carvers meeting, since we are
supposed to bring a project, and even I should be able to carve an almost straight line. Thank you for
the brain strecher.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

View PaBull's profile


956 posts in 3600 days

#3 posted 09-10-2011 11:07 PM

Nice Escher carving here, PorchFish.
And thanks for the note on my post.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

View S4S's profile


2118 posts in 2616 days

#4 posted 09-11-2011 01:26 AM

View degoose's profile


7228 posts in 3290 days

#5 posted 04-23-2012 09:52 PM

Esher, fool… but very punny…;)

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

View JoeinGa's profile


7733 posts in 1942 days

#6 posted 03-18-2016 08:33 PM

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View Porchfish's profile


813 posts in 2468 days

#7 posted 03-19-2016 05:30 PM

Great picture ! Joe, I like it !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

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