Helpful Tips & Tricks

2018-04-04T15:30:40+00:00 March 21st, 2018|

This is a brief introduction to "Helpful Tips & Tricks."

This single episode lesson covers a variety of tips and tricks for cleaning up a completed project as well as guidance for a number of cuts and issues that don't always show up in every lesson. These include carving knotty wood, eliminating "steps" and "scallops" made by multiple cuts, using unique applications of pressure on the tools to avoid breaking delicate details in relation to grain, removing and preventing "fuzzy" areas, and more.

  • Lesson Contents: 1 episode
  • Type of Wood: Basswood & Butternut
  • Size: Variable
  • Tool List: 6mm v-chisel; #1, 14mm; #3, 3mm; #3, 6mm; #3, 14mm; #5, 14mm; #7, 6mm; #7, 10mm; 6mm skew-chisel
  • Skill Level: Basic


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  1. Barry Waitkus March 22, 2018 at 6:44 am - Reply

    I just received your new book. Awesome!! Best I found for instructions yet. Thanks!!

    • MaryMay March 26, 2018 at 2:30 pm - Reply

      Thanks so much!!

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