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Ladybug Fridge Magnet

Carving this ladybug is simply a matter of rounding a...

Carving Green Wood

Many carvers believe that to carve, they need dry wood,...

Tricks of the Trade

Renowned Canadian woodcarver David Bruce Johnson shares some of his...

Carving Bench

The only way to effectively carve, while standing, is to...

Hanging Hanky

To practice carving folds, there is no better exercise than...

Fundamentals of folds

To carve any realistic object, an understanding of its construction...

The Bluenose

Canada's Bluenose was a positively magnificent ship and an important...

Intaglio

Most wood carvers are familiar with the concept of relief...

Cartoon caricature

Carving for fun is a great way to learn how...

Sharpening for carvers

Without a doubt, "sharpening" is a skill that many carvers...

Relief carving

Relief carving is the use of perspective, highlights, shadows, and...

Relief carving

Relief carving is very appealing. Wood for carving is readily...

Decorative owl

Because of its many round masses of feathers, an owl...

Wood grain

When carving wood, one thing is a certainty – you...

Canada goose

This project - carving a Canada Goose with its head...

Direct carving – the Johnson method

Direct Carving can be defined as "the process of creating...

Caricature carving

Here is a great little project for you to practice...

Tuning your knife

When you buy a new tool, it is reasonable to...

Daisy carving

With a handful of tools and your imagination, you can...

Carver’s vise

In this article, David describes the methods he uses for...

How to handle your tools

Golfers have been known to say that the more they...

Getting started (with carving)

Ever toy with the idea of carving? I don’t mean...
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