Drying wood
Any craftsman knows that even well-finished untreated wood tarnishes over time and is difficult to finish. Such wood is then difficult to sand, and varnish and colorful coatings on it crack and crumble. Products made from raw wood warp and become covered with deep cracks that arise due to... Read more
How to store wood carving tools
The violinist carefully stores his instrument in a solid and reliable case, the wood carver also keeps his tools safe for them and those around them. An experienced carver does not need to be told why it is necessary to find a place to store their tools.  Beginners, on... Read more
Wood Carving Safety Tips for Beginners
Wood carving is a wonderful and very creative endeavor. However, it can be fraught with many dangers if you do not pay sufficient attention to the basics of safety. It is better to tell others about your hobby by showing off an incredible masterpiece made of wood, rather than... Read more
How to Carve Wooden Spoon
Everyone needs wooden spoons. Seriously! And if not for everyone, then your mom, aunt or grandmother will be overjoyed if you present them with it, made by you. Moreover, a wooden spoon is a great start for a whittling business. Moreover, a wooden spoon is a great start for... Read more
Finishing wood carving projects
Finishing is the final note of the wood carving process. There are many ways to decorate wood, but you should take into account the characteristics of the wood, the size of the product and the type of carving so as not to spoil the whole project on which you... Read more
Types of Measuring Tools for Woodworking
What do you use when you need to measure wood in your woodworking projects? Most craftsmen use measuring tape, or a ruler when the project is smaller, but there are many other alternatives that can be used as well. To mention some, calipers are really handy to have in... Read more
What is a Rasp?
Rasps are tools often used in woodworking for removing excess wood from the surface of a project. They are quite rough and you can even out the lumps and undesired curves of your wooden block. A rasp is also known as a woodworking file, and it has a coarse... Read more
Wood Carving Chisels
Even though all chisels are designed upon the same principle and can essentially perform the same type of work, there are slight differences between a classic woodworking chisel and the ones used for different carving projects. An average wood carving craftsman has dozens of different chisels in the toolset,... Read more
Purpose and Types of WoodWorking Clamps
There are many reasons why a woodworker needs a pair of clamps in the workshop. Clamps will help you keep a wooden block in place while relief carving, whittling, engraving, or wood-burning. Wood clamps are an important tool when you are painting and staining wood, they will keep your... Read more
Wood Carving with Power Tools
Some wood carvers enjoy carving with nothing but knives, while others prefer to use electric machines in their work. Power carving tools come in handy for many endeavors where the knife is just not enough or needs wood material to be removed quickly. Carving machines can be corded or... Read more