This 2 episode lesson shows how to navigate tricky wood grain with the sharp edges, straight lines, and flowing curves of an ornate, Old English styled lettering which can be adapted for any incised Roman font.
This 3 episode lesson shows how to carve a rustic welcome sign featuring a cheerful swag of daisies.
This 2 episode lesson shows how to carve a single calla lily in high relief to show how the process differs from a low relief carving.
This 2 episode lesson shows how to carve two, intertwined calla lilies in low relief, as a rustic housewarming/wedding present for newly weds. These are truly unusual flowers and this project is a great challenge for beginners or anyone who wants to learn how to order your cuts for overlapping design elements.
This 3 episode lesson shows how to carve the eagle, globe, and anchor emblem of the U.S. Marine Corps. There are a lot of overlapping elements in this projects and just 3/16" deep.
This single episode lesson shows the process for carving a medallion inscribed with a household blessing in traditional Chinese calligraphy reading, "May you live ten-thousand generations."
This single episode lesson shows how to carve incised outline lettering and covers several techniques to get these straight, sharp lines.
This lesson teaches how to carve a kind of script lettering that seems to echo holiday cheer, especially in the words "Merry Christmas." This design could easily be personalized with a family name and given as a gift.
This lesson hows how to carve small san-serif letters (without the small extensions on the end of letters) in capitals.
This lesson shows how to carve a stylized, serif lettering in capitals. With the examples "M", "A", "R", "I" and "O" you will get an understanding of how these lines differ from their traditional forms to carve a stylized alphabet and possibly even design your own!