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  • Spiritwolfe
    A Question for ALL carvers
    I've wondering for a while now what sets wood carvers apart from other types of people. Is it just in my imagination or are woodcarvers, in general, just kinder folks AND , if this is indeed fact, why is this?
    After watching a video Honketyhank the Mandolin Maker made , it occurred to me that...
    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
  • Ohucan2
    Need help with a relief carving project
    I am not a woodcarver or artist. I need help creating a relief carving to be used as a trophy base. I want to carve the terrain of a golf course on the top and front of the base. The amount of detail will be determined by a reasonable assessment of the project. This trophy base is for an annual golf...
    Yesterday, 11:52 AM
  • kiri
    Old tree logs for carving blanks
    Hi All

    These tree logs had been left in the garden for at least 5 years, so they are well weathered.
    They are massive, and I could not split them with any other tool, but the splitting wedges.
    To do that, I ordered one made by Estwing, and it did the job.

    When they...
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