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carving space and homemade setup #1: carving space intro

So ive been looking online to find a good set up for chainsaw carving area. Ive had no luck so im going to get creative and share anything i come up with. Speaking of intros, youve seen this little guy pretend carving a stump with a toy...

Chip carving knife

Last year I made two carving knives and when I was on holiday I did the first attemt to do some chip carving. I liked carving in front of my caravan but wasn,t entirely satisfied with my own made knives. So last week I made two new one’s and...

carving space and homemade setup #2: homemade log carving equipment

Started the day making the upright log holder. The blocks move and straps hold the log against block so when im carving the log dont turn and tip. I tried it with this log and seemed like itll work good but i will test it better when i...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: CARVING

Have you seen these? Amazing carvings!! (Creations tagged as CARVING) This Spider Man, created by kiefer and his grandson, using "a spokeshave, rasp, file and sandpaper straight " for this carving. “Pouting Pete” is created by...

Project #4: Getting To Grips With The New Miniature Carving Tools & Adding Colour

After being given a couple of bags full of scrap wood I decided I would do something with it. I need to keep practicing all of my woodwork skills to improve them and continue learning. This has led to the shed getting rather messy and my...

Project #2 Practicing Relief Carving

Finally got round to trying out the new tools and found them a dream to work with. I got inspired to have a go at some relief carving and practicing bits and pieces on some scrap wood. I’ve also been working on my finishes...

Work Bench Build #5: Tail Vise Fab and Mock up

The building of the tail vise is not an easy accomplishment. I started to build the vise when I was invaded by the daughter and grand kids carving pumpkins, what a fantastic distraction , I was needing some time off to think about how I was...

Project #5: Dad's Fridge Magnet

With fathers day fast approaching I decided to have a whirl at making a fridge magnet for my dad. I’ve now got plenty of scrap wood that was given to me and I found a roll of self adhesive magnetic strips in my arts and crafts kit. ...

Turquis Inlay - Not

In the course of goofing around with the lathe I picked up a couple months back, I test drove it on some cherry and apple from the prunings of local (thousands of acres) orchards. Inspired from a visit to the museum just built for the local...

Workshop Tour

It seems that workshop postings have slowed down considerably since Steve posted his. I can’t compete with his, but I’ll show (parts of) our workshop anyway. The main portion of our shop is on the lower level. I chose to utilize the space...