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Sawing from plywood
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Sawing from plywood

Given the different ages of beginners, from children to older generations, I suggest an uncomplicated beginning that is accessible even to a 9-10-year-old child. This type of carving is simple in technique, but spectacular in results. And most importantly, you are already working the wood as a material with a cutting tool, or rather, you...

Carving an 1880s Western Train
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Carving an 1880s Western Train

Members of the Caricature Carvers of America join forces to create a nostalgic display   The primary objective of the Caricature Carvers of America (CCA) is to promote the art of caricature carving. The organization works hard to achieve this objective through seminars, exhibits, competitions, and books. Major group carving projects are a part of...

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Biltmore Project

Here is the concept for a new stump carving.  This drawing is not a true representation of the finished piece but has been drawn so that the posture of every animal and its location in relation to the other animals is shown. The stump is white pine and is 24” in diameter and 8’ tall. ...

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Earth Goddess

The client had a maple tree that had been topped for years before she purchased the property.  As a result of the pruning the tree had become unsightly and structurally weak.  The client wanted to honor the tree by having something carved from the stump and decided on an Earth Goddess to bless the garden...

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Alaskawoodcarvings.com

Like any art form, wood carving requires just as much skill, experience and discipline as it does natural talent. Nobody becomes an expert wood carver overnight, just as nobody becomes an expert painter, sculptor, musician or writer overnight. They start out as beginners and learn basic skills before they begin creating anything truly great. If...

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Best Wood Carving Projects for the Beginner

Like any art form, wood carving requires just as much skill, experience and discipline as it does natural talent. Nobody becomes an expert wood carver overnight, just as nobody becomes an expert painter, sculptor, musician or writer overnight. They start out as beginners and learn basic skills before they begin creating anything truly great. If...

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Making Your Own Wooden Dining Rom Table

Sick of paying tons of cash for cheap furniture? Well, here’s a simple outline for creating a low-cost, sturdy dining room table: 1. Research similar projects and patterns. You may decide to replicate them. But if there are not that perfectly match your desire, continue to step two. 2. Decide on the perfect dimensions for...

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How To Craft a Wooden Rocking Chair for Your Living Room

Creating your own furniture can be a very rewarding hobby, one that may allow you to more easily and cost-effectively furnish any environment. Crafting a rocking horse from scratch can provide you with a quality item that may do much to enhance the decor and atmosphere of your home environment. Learning more about the designs,...

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How to Perfect the Most Popular Woodworking Projects

So, you’ve toyed with popular patterns, but don’t want to move on to harder ones just yet. You’re a perfectionist and want to make the best of the best. Here’s some ideas on how to accomplish that with some of woodworkers’ favorite patterns: Bookcases: The best bookcase has the smoothest cut. Perfect your cutting techniques....