- Woodworking Specialties
Online resources for boatbuilding, carving, turning, and crafting instruments
- Video: How to Sharpen Woodcarving Tools
This excerpt from the new Taunton DVD, Woodcarving Basics, shows how to make gouges and V-tools razor sharp.
- How They Did It: Shaped to Perfection
See how he creates undulating forms without touching a lathe
- Video: Learn to Turn Barley-Twist Candlesticks
Find out how to lay out, carve, and smooth this distinctive open-twist shape
- Carve a Rosette
Period furniture maker Tony Kubalak takes the intimidation out of carving in this Master Class article on crafting a rosette. Carving is as much a science as an ...
- The Totem Pole Art of Tommy Josephs
Modern themes and traditional carving methods keep cultural identity alive in Alaska
- Two Designs for Carved Rosettes
How to create a three-tier rosette and a walnut-shell rosette
- Fine-Feathered Illusion
How Jacques Vesery turns and carves his textured creations
- Canada's Native Carving Traditions
First Nations artists keep old traditions alive and create new ones with brilliant totem poles and carved objects
- On The Road: Chainsaw Woodworking
Pennsylvania's annual chainsaw-carving 'Rendezvous' draws artists with chainsaws from around the world
- Video: Freestyle Relief Carving
Learn to carve intricate surface decorations with basic layout tools and a handful of carving gouges
- How They Did It: The Carving Demystified
Learn the secrets behind David Esterly's intricate carvings. Find out how he holds his work down, joins the workpieces, and finishes them
- A Woodworker's Odyssey
How learning from the pros can propel your woodworking skill level to unimagined heights
- Barley-Twist Candlesticks
A lathe and a few simple tools are all you need to make a barley-twist candlestick, a traditional design made up of threads cut into a cylinder. Most of the project ...
- The ABCs of Letter Carving
T.J. McDermott's straightforward letter-carving technique uses only two chisels, but it can transform a piece of furniture or other article into a personalized ...