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  • Clan Cameron
    Basswood or block of granite?
    Clan Cameron
    New to carving or whittling.. Got a knife today and a bag of bass wood blocks. I was thinking from the videos I've seen that bass wood would be a good wood to start with. Turns out either the knife is very cheap steel or the basswood is really made from titanium and colored to look like wood. The effort...
    Today, 05:11 PM
  • OliversDad
    Does anyone use the Case SeaHorse Whittler? Do you like it?
    Today, 03:25 PM
  • honketyhank
    Three balls in a cage - Osage Orange
    Here is the final product of my osage orange carving project. For scale, the cage is five inches long and 1.4 inches square. The balls roll freely back and forth and because the wood is hard, they make a very nice click and clack as they rattle back and forth. The photo shows the three knives I used....
    Yesterday, 05:37 PM