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From iguanas to Santa Claus, woodcarving show features unique creations

Chicago Tribune - Mar 29, 2017
Sarver got started when he was in scouting, first earning the card that allows a scout to carry a knife, then eventually going on to earn a woodcarving merit badge. Today, Sarver specializes in boxes and says that there is a wide and interesting ...

Family Time: See how woodcarving's done at show this weekend ...

Post-Bulletin - Mar 22, 2017
Carve out time with the family at this weekend's 41st Annual Rochester Woodcarvers Show. Highlighting the work of 50 area woodcarvers, showgoers will have ...

Arlington student receives woodcarving scholarship

Wicked Local Arlington - Apr 6, 2017
This nonprofit cultural and educational organization is dedicated to the advancement of woodcarving skills, and the promotion of woodcarving, wood sculptures and whittling as public art forms. This scholarship assists a student pursuing an associate ...

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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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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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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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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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Wood Carving

Woodcarving has long been considered as one of Iranian arts and handicrafts. A person who cuts designs on a piece of wood and uses simple tools to carve ...

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.

Beginning Woodcarving - How to Carve a Basic Flower with Mary May

In this video, professional woodcarver, Mary May, shows the basic woodcarving techniques by carving a simpler flower with overlapping petals.

How to Carve a Classic Surface Decoration - Woodcarving Workshops

http://woodcarvingworkshops.tv This video is an extract from a series on the Woodcarving Workshops.tv website in which Master woodcarver Chris Pye shows ...