Livestream #3 – Carving Lettering Samples

This livestream session shows how to carve a variety of different letter designs. Lesson Contents: template & tool list in Episode 1 Type of Wood: Basswood Size: 8"wide x 15"long x 1"deep Tool List: 4mm v-chisel; #1, 10mm; #1, 14mm; #1, 18mm; #3, 14mm; #5, 14mm; #7, 6mm; #7, 14mm; #9, 5mm Level: Intermediate   [...]

2023-06-22T22:37:33-04:00February 15th, 2023|

Carving Decorative Incised Lettering

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.

2021-10-21T12:49:55-04:00October 13th, 2021|

Carving Calla Lilies in Low Relief

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.

2020-09-28T15:44:06-04:00May 23rd, 2018|

Carving the Marine Corps Emblem

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.

2022-09-04T12:07:26-04:00May 2nd, 2018|

Carving a Chinese Medallion

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."

2017-06-05T10:53:19-04:00June 7th, 2017|

Carving a Christmas Greeting

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.

2017-04-08T23:47:39-04:00December 16th, 2015|


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