I went to my mill this morning to pick up a basswood log to cut and turn into bowls for chip carving. Of course I couldn’t leave with just one log, right! 😉
I found some nice basswood and butternut boards that I’m sure to find a good use for. If you have some project ideas or want me to make you something, let me know.
In both photos, whether carving on your lap or standing at a table, notice that the upper body is over the knife for added strength. If you are “lap challenged”, consider having someone build you a carving table that allows you to sit and have the table in front of you for hours of comfortable carving. You can add a lazy Susan as well. And, it folds for easy storage and transport. Carving Table Plans
Would you like to take someone’s photograph and carve their image in wood?
Here’s where to go. It’s a free online conversion tool from the creator of Pattern Wizard!
Dry, brittle wood chipping out? Here’s two helpful tips.
Repairing Chip Out on your Chip Carving
A My Chip Carving Member asked how to repair a project when a piece chips out. He tried gluing it back in place but the stain didn’t cover evenly where the repair was made. (see image below) Here’s my reply…
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