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  • Woodie
    First try at teeth
    by Woodie
    Was watching Tim Pevey YouTube how to carve teeth, thought I would give it a shot. He carves what he calls Wee Folks....
    Today, 08:57 PM
  • Josh
    Uneven Grinding
    by Josh
    Hello All!

    A quick question, for the experienced carvers out there. I just picked up a Stubai gouge from Whillock Woodcarving and I took a look at the thing and the gouge is really uneven along the cutting edge. It cuts fine but but I’ve never seen one so wonky. It usually a more subtle...
    Today, 06:46 PM
  • scotia carver
    Yard Sale
    by scotia carver
    Hi Y'all
    I have finally finished this scene "Yard Sale ",.created with many different woods, pine,poplar,basswood,apple, and douglas fir.The proprietors are carved from pine,stand 7 inches tall,the yard is covered with very fine sand over fresh clear glue.
    Hope you like this
    Today, 01:24 PM