This lesson shows various techniques in preparation of carving, such as safety, clamping techniques, preparing wood, and many more tips and tricks.
This video starts from the basics of how to hold a gouge, how to make basic cuts, and trade secrets such as cutting across the grain and more!
This Beginner Lesson is available to FREE Members. This lesson teaches all about gouges; how gouges are numbered; the difference between fishtail gouges and straight gouges; the different brands of tools; how to get started with a basic set of gouges; safety.
This Beginner Lesson is available to FREE Members. Your carving experience will be so much more enjoyable with sharp tools! This video teaches you how to sharpen and touch up the most frequently used tool, the curved gouge.
The Beginner Lesson is available to FREE Members. This one is a bit tricky. Continuing with learning to sharpen your tools, we will get better acquainted with the second most frequently used tool, the v-chisel or "parting tool".
This high-fiber donut is a great beginning lesson on carving with the grain.
The Basic Flower is a beginning lesson in learning about layering to create the illusion of depth and working with the grain.
https://vimeo.com/218199775 This is a brief introduction to "Carving a Camellia." This Beginner Lesson is available to FREE Members. This lesson shows how to carve a camellia flower (similar to a rose). It covers a lot of wonderful carving techniques - working with the grain, creating depth by making overlapping petals, and working with different gouges. Lesson Contents: [...]