This video shows the entire process of carving the convex Newport shell. There are 6 episodes with 2 hours of video total and shows the technique of lowering down the area under the shell, shaping the shell, carving the convex and concave lobes, and carving the center fan detail.

  • Lesson Contents: 6 episodes; template, tool list, photo, and written instructions available in Episode 1
  • Type of Wood: Mahogany
  • Dimensions: 9"w x 4-4/8"h
  • Tool List: 5 to 8mm v-chisel; #1, 10mm; #1, 25mm; #3,6mm; #3, 14mm; #4, 12mm, #5, 5mm; #7, 14mm; #8, 6mm; #8, 10mm; #10, 5mm
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Casting Available: Having a 3-D reference is tremendously helpful and allows you to get an accurate assessment of the carving's size, shape, and depth.
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