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
How to Stain Wood [Guide 2021]
Even though staining wood is not something all woodcarvers do, sometimes this is a good way to add an extra glow to your project in the end. It is not difficult to learn how to stain wood properly, but these few more hours you spend working on your project... Read more
What is relief carving?
If you are looking for a new hobby and wondering what to do at home in quarantine coronavirus has caused, relief carving might just be the right choice for you. Relief wood carving is an artistic craft of creating beautiful shapes on a flat wooden panel. Final projects of... Read more