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by Claude
Welcome Members (5,478/53,797)
Off Topic (6,155/72,185)
Author questions (114/708)
Memorial (127/1,294)
Wood Carving for Beginners
Post your beginner questions here.
Topics: 3,333 Posts: 37,449
3,333 37,449
General Wood Carving
Post your general carving questions here.
Topics: 9,514 Posts: 107,973
9,514 107,973
carving curls in hair
by rickm
New Projects and Works in Progress (WIP)
Post information concerning new projects or works in progress here.
Topics: 5,674 Posts: 80,048
5,674 80,048
Wood Carving Tutorials
Post tutorials or step-by-step projects here
Topics: 443 Posts: 6,696
443 6,696
Laughing bear tutorial
Animal and Bird Carving
Post your animal and bird carving questions here.
Topics: 2,456 Posts: 27,847
Last Post: Winter Trout
2,456 27,847
Winter Trout
by Tinwood
Caricature Carving
Post your caricatures carving questions here.
Topics: 6,310 Posts: 97,891
Last Post: Steer head ornie
6,310 97,891
Steer head ornie
by Tinwood
Flat Plane Carving
Carvings in the Flat Plane style and Scandinavian style carvings.
Topics: 678 Posts: 9,552
Last Post: Sorry Charlie
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Sorry Charlie
by MsLibra
Carving in Found Wood
A place to discuss carvings in found wood including cottonwood bark, driftwood, and other types of found wood
Topics: 927 Posts: 13,378
Last Post: Good smelling wood
927 13,378
Good smelling wood
by NoDNA
Post your holiday carving questions here.
Topics: 2,794 Posts: 41,168
Last Post: Two Simple Santas
2,794 41,168
Two Simple Santas
by Tinwood
Relief and Chip Carving
Post your Relief and Chip Carving questions here.
Topics: 1,323 Posts: 13,704
1,323 13,704
Power Carving
For the discussions of power carving ranging from roughing out to detailing.
Topics: 1,051 Posts: 10,026
Last Post: memorial piece
1,051 10,026
memorial piece
Chainsaw Carving
Tips, techniques, and safety for chainsaw carving
Topics: 1,646 Posts: 15,048
Last Post: Lighthouse
1,646 15,048
by Claude
Stick and Cane Carving
Post your information or questions about walking sticks, cane, or staff carving
Topics: 1,358 Posts: 15,310
1,358 15,310
Pyrography and Woodburning
Post your Pyrography and Woodburning questions here
Topics: 1,041 Posts: 10,273
1,041 10,273
half dozen of my previous
by Claude
Wood Carving Tips and Techniques
Post your general tips, shop-made tools, or jigs here
Topics: 635 Posts: 7,664
Last Post: "Bench Caddy"
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"Bench Caddy"
by rickm
Carving Wood & Materials
Post your questions, hints and techniques here about carving woods and other carving materials
Topics: 1,549 Posts: 13,563
1,549 13,563
Woodcarving Tools, Technology & Sharpening
Post your Tools & Sharpening questions here.
Topics: 4,460 Posts: 46,893
4,460 46,893
Wood Finishing and Painting
Post your Painting and Finishing questions here.
Topics: 1,212 Posts: 10,793
1,212 10,793
Burning lines with BLO?
by Claude
Reference Photos
A place to post your own reference photos of different carving subjects (wildlife, wildfowl, even human figures).
Topics: 164 Posts: 1,330
Last Post: Snowy Owl
164 1,330
Snowy Owl
Carving Business side
A place to discuss the business side of carving, including selling patterns or selling carvings
Topics: 236 Posts: 2,548
236 2,548
Message Board FAQ, Suggestions and Feedback
Post your questions, suggestions and feedback on using the message board.
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Last Post: forum hacked again
852 5,223
forum hacked again
by AlexG

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Latest Topics


  • uvawyo
    Easy snowman ornie
    by uvawyo
    I have been trying to keep Phyllis busy painting
    Today, 11:34 AM
  • uvawyo
    Santa with a striped hat
    by uvawyo
    A little more traditional ornie than the steer head
    Today, 02:16 AM
  • rickm
    carving curls in hair
    by rickm
    can someone give me a idea on how to carve curls in hair i don't have a picture alas which would certainly help but you know like in santas beard a little curl i have tried it several times and did try a v tool but can't seem to get it if someone could steer m in the right direction i would appreciate...
    Yesterday, 10:03 PM