securing a workpiece This is one area where there are many solutions to the same problem. Depending on the size and shape of your workpiece several options are available to hold it steady while you work: using clamps to secure… Read More... "Beginner Essential Guide (BEG) for woodcarving : Chapter 2 : holding your tools and workpiece"
Introduction Welcome to my Beginner Essential Guide for wood carving for beginners. This guide will focus on manual carving with (full size) gouges and a mallet. I might include a chapter on power carving with burrs, whittling or chip carving… Read More... "Beginner Essential Guide (BEG) for woodcarving : introduction"
I think I finally found a nice way to take pictures of my work. I bought a mini photo studio and I’m playing around with the setup and camera settings. here’s a roundup of some projects from 2017. Some of… Read More... "A year in review – 2017"
I’ve fallen a bit behind on the blog front, so here are my three latest projects that I felt were worthy to share with the world. The fist is another pen with some leftover of the roller-ball/fountain pen project. It’s… Read More... "the Turtle, the Rocket and the Click pen"
At the beginning of this school year I had to choose another woodcarving project. I decided to make something for my five year old niece. Since she is completely hooked, as all young children seem to be, on Disney’s Frozen… Read More... "Woodcarving: princess Elsa from Disney’s Frozen"
I quickly learned that once you start posting your work on Facebook and the word gets out, that you make stuff… people want you to make something for them. This gives me the opportunity to try out new techniques and… Read More... "Turned and carved spiral box"