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855 views, 0 by a1jim


Learning wood carving online

Hi Freinds I’ve had some long-term projects that have been sitting on a shelf for a long time and I decided to get them down and try and complete them.The reason I’ve put off completing these projects is they have lots of carving on them and...

498 views, 0 by Bo Peep

Bo Peep

New Carving Tools

With Christmas arriving and the new year imminent i have received a £20 gift that I am thinking of spending on improving my carving kit ready to kick off the new year. My current kit is a bit hit and miss with some gouges, chisels and V tools...

728 views, 0 by MsDebbieP


Carving Letters

What are your tips (and questions) for carving letters?

802 views, 0 by Bo Peep

Bo Peep

New To Woodwork

Hi, I’m new to wood work and I’m currently learning all about wood carving. I have been out and done a little bit of hedgelaying and I my start to wood carving was sparked by a friend offering to teach me how to use a set of chisels I rescued...

569 views, 0 by Keith Hodges

Keith Hodges

New member intro

Been woodworking of some kind or another for 50 or more years, since Juniour high school wood shop. After retiring, spend way too much time in my shop everyday, enjoying every minute. Keeps me out of my wife’s hair. Bought my CNC router as a...

818 views, 0 by Kelly

Gloating, Again

I live well away from civilization, so garage sales are rare. Usually, what we do have aren’t worth hitting, though you do come across the occasional gem. Last week, a family was clearing out their pop’s garage, in anticipation of moving him...

541 views, 0 by Wes


New to site

I’m a paper maker by trade. I’ve just turned 50 and have started woodworking again after a 20 year break while raising my 3 children. I hope to gain some useful information from this site. My main interest are shaker style furniture and...

518 views, 0 by Carvings by Levi

Carvings by Levi

new to site

Hi. Ive just joined on here the other day. Im a former marine and volunteer firefighter/emt. I got started carving a few years ago. Gun carving got me started and i keep expanding out of multiple interests. I now do to many different types of...

994 views, 0 by MsDebbieP


History: Capturing the Culture of the Times

Doing a scan of images for woodworking in history, I came across this one posted on wiki (source: … and I thought about how not only sculptures but furnishings and all things that we...

454 views, 0 by SteveR


Hi everyone. Steve from Ontario Canada. Love wood in general. Wood carving to wood turning to building furniture to toys.

461 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

New to me tools from Bali

My sister went on a trip to Singapore & Bali and she went to a carving market in Bali and bought these beautiful tools from a craftsman on the street. #mysisteristhebest👍🏾🤓

640 views, 0 by 99sawdust


My fascination with wood started about 65 year back with my great grandmother’s lion head rocking chair. I love a challenge and have been turning now on my ShopSmith for just over two years. Our 30+ year old house I built all the cabinets and...

915 views, 0 by Carvings by Levi

Carvings by Levi

leather chaps?

Does anybody wear leather chaps for carving? Biker or western, just to save some wear and tear on jeans and maybe a little protection from tools of the trade and moving logs around? What are your thoughts?

96 views, 0 by JimArnold


Been 5+ years....

Just received Martin’s note the other day. I haven’t posted in a long time… Business has never slowed down, and I was trapped in making the chess sets for so long I never had the chance to keep up on any of the wood sites. To say I was burned...

507 views, 0 by Carvings by Levi

Carvings by Levi

workshop decor/showroom

Im building a 30×25 pole building workshop soon. It will have a dirt floor for now but im thinking of adding a small spray booth and possibly a little desk area. I do chainsaw carvings. A lot of log names signs and getting into statues and log...

688 views, 0 by Wes


Guinevere versus foredom

I have a foredom flex shaft carving tool that is 25 years old and needs to be updated. I have been very satisfied with it. I saw an ad online for a Guinevere flex finisher that looked interesting. Anybody have an opinion?

841 views, 0 by RonnieFarmer

Need pointers on tools

Hi folks! My name is Doug (although it says Ronnie). I am a noob to all this save for whittling when I was in boy scouts (yes, I got my eagle scout badge). Anyway, I’m looking for advice on chisel and carvers. I also want a rotary tool. I am...

1,389 views, 0 by Kelly

[Finally] Made My Caver Portable and Storable

I bought this caver on a maple butcher block counter top, which weighed in at around one hundred pounds or so. Add the carver and a base and the entire thing weighed in around a couple hundred pounds. Obviously, it wasn’t very portable. I...

846 views, 0 by Thorreain


One in a thousand

Hiya all. This is such a great site. It’s so easy to post your work, discuss things in a forum, or create a blog of a project you are working on. The best part is being able to view others work and make comments ask questions, or offer help. This...

630 views, 0 by CNC Craze

CNC Craze


Hello everyone, my name is Suzanne and I own and operate a small woodworking business from home in Cornwall, ON Canada. I design and create complete projects for CNC routers and the Carvewright machine that include all the patterns, photos and...