Instructional DVDs provide step by step demonstrations for complex carving projects. The following DVDs are also available in a streaming format through the Lie-Nielsen website.
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Shipping IncludedCarving is a wonderful way to expand your woodworking skills and designs. In this DVD, Mary May introduces you to the basic tools she uses, how to sharpen them to a razor sharp edge, and how to use them safely and efficiently to carve two projects - a Celtic knot and a phlox flower in shallow relief. She also shares tips on how to work with wood grain and transfer designs to your stock. 122 minutes, DVD. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2014.
Shipping IncludedVariations of the Greenman motif are found in many cultures around the world. Often related to natural vegetative deities, the Greenman is a symbol of rebirth and the cycle of growth each spring. Mary May uses the Greenman project to demonstrate a variety of carving techniques, with special emphasis on carving facial features. 118 minutes, DVD. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2016.
Shipping IncludedLearn to carve two deep relief carving projects: a lily and a rose. Each present interesting challenges such as overlapping petals and leaves. Mary also explains the different types of relief carving, shows you the tools to use, and how to attach the carvings to a temporary backer board to safely hold your piece as you work on it. 199 minutes, DVD. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2016.
Shipping IncludedIn this DVD, Mary May demonstrates how to carve the pineapple, a traditional symbol of hospitality and welcome. She will teach you how to transfer the design to your wood piece, secure it to a backer board, which tools to use, and then show you how to carve the pineapple from start to finish. 104 minutes, DVD. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Productions, 2016.