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Woodcarving proves to be fun hobby

Tehachapi News - May 11, 2017
Janice Polletta spoke to Kiwanis about the joy of woodcarving. Her enjoyment of that art began 30 years ago when she attended woodcarving classes at a business called The Wooden Apple. Her father, Don Kordes, also took up the hobby, and they enjoy ...

Woodcarving classes announced

Bureau County Republican - May 16, 2017
HENRY — For anyone who has ever had an interest in the art of woodcarving, an opportunity to learn more will be available June 16-18 and June 23-25 in the Henry-Senachwine High School industrial arts room. Times will be 5 to 9 p.m. on Fridays, and 9 ...

Chemicals Likely Caused Fire At Minnesota Woodcarving Business

CBS Minnesota / WCCO - May 7, 2017
GLYNDON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say wood-finishing chemicals likely caused a weekend fire that destroyed a wood carving business in western Minnesota. The fire at Andy Lake Woodworks in Glyndon was reported early Saturday afternoon. Glyndon Fire ...

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Woodcarving books

Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend

by: Editors of Woodcarving Illustrated

You can whittle just about anything the only limit is your imagination. It s so easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby. All you need is a knife, a twig, and this book!

We ve assembled a team of 12 leading woodcarvers to bring you a complete starter guide to whittling. They present 24 easy whittling projects that you can make in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs, ready-to-carve patterns, and helpful tips.

Start off with fast and fun projects that build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques, like a simple flying propeller or a 5-minute owl.
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20-Minute Whittling Projects: Fun Things to Carve from Wood

by: Tom Hindes
Learn the fast and simple way to whittle in this fun introduction to woodcarving. Discover how to whittle in less time while you have more fun! One of the joys of whittling with a pocket knife is that you can do it just about anywhere. You don t need any fancy equipment... and you don t even need much spare time. Author Tom Hindes demonstrates his easy-to-learn, quick-cut method for whittling expressive little figures from wood in just 20 minutes or less. With his friendly instructions and step-by-step photos, you'll learn to carve an endless array of charming wizards, gnomes, gargoyles, ornaments, dogs, leprechauns, and more.
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The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving: With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving

by: Charles Beiderman, William Johnston
"An excellent book for all carvers." — The Mallet
"A woodcarver is one who can take a scrap of wood, breathe life into it with patient, skilled hands, and make it a warm object of lasting beauty. That is creativity," say award-winning craftsmen Beiderman and Johnston in this well-organized and highly instructive guidebook that tells you everything you need to know to create attractive woodcarvings.
Especially written for the novice, it shows how to produce realistic animals, flowers, and humorous figures in a variety of forms: in the round, in relief, and as line carvings.
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Chris Pye's Woodcarving Course & Reference Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Traditional Techniques

by: Chris Pye
A comprehensive guide for those who want to learn carving, this manual provides a handful of lessons, including how to choose the best woods, safe tool handling tips, making cuts, and executing a variety of techniques.
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Iran Wood Carving كنده كاري روي چوب ايران

September 6, 2016 (Persian calendar 1395/6/16) Woodcarving has long been considered as one of Iranian arts and handicrafts. A person who cuts designs on ...

Choosing & Using Woodcarving Tools

Infinity Cutting Tools - Choosing & Using Woodcarving Tools More Info: http://www.infinitytools.com/hand-tools/carving-tools Blog: ...

Traditional Craftsmanship Revived in China - Dongyang Woodcarving

Dongyang Woodcarving, developed in Zhejiang Province, China since Tang Dynasty (618-907), is characterized by its exquisite relief carving. Each piece of ...

Making a Wood Carving Knife with NO Power Tools! Easy DIY Knife Making Project.

In this video, knife maker Walter Sorrells shows the making of a small woodcarving knife...using no power tools at all. This is a project suitable for someone with ...

Beginner Woodcarving - Basic Cuts

A demonstration of the basic four cuts used for most woodcarving projects. A simple project of a letter opener helps demonstrate these techniques.