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
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
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
Best Way to Remove Stain from Wood
Staining can be a messy process, and it can happen that you either spill some paint on your work desk or use a little too much on your project. Also, when the time comes to repaint and freshen up your wooden surfaces, it can be useful to remove old... Read more
Types of Wood Carving Techniques and Tools
Wood carving techniques vary and differ in the toolset required to perform each of them and what the end result of your carving should be. The general difference can be made between projects that create a sculpture and projects that are leveled on a wood panel such as relief... Read more
How to Sharpen and Stropping Wood Carving Tools
Wood carving is a hobby that requires razor-sharp blades at all times. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, the cutting edge of your blade needs to be sharpened regularly and properly. Dull blades can be very dangerous and cause a series of injuries due to the pressure... Read more
How to Choose Sandpaper for Your Wood Carving Projects?