- Carved Pulls Give a Handmade Touch
There are times when a traditional door or drawer pull doesn’t seem right, or is not practical, as in drawers located behind doors. For these situations, a pull ...
- A Journey to Bombé
A bombe chest is a tour de force for a woodworker, requiring a combination of excellent technical skills, eye for detail, and period furniture acumen to pull off. ...
- How to Carve a Shell
Learn how to lay out and carve an 18th-century-style fan
- Applied carving
A traditional and useful technique, applied carving makes it easier to get a smooth background than carving done "in the solid," where you have to lower the background ...
- Dress Up your Furniture with Surface Carving
Walk past a piece of furniture with surface carving, and the light dances on and off the carved surface, creating highlights and shadows that are in motion from ...
- Carve a Shell on a Cabriole Leg
Though it seems intimidating, carving is easier than you might think—this shell carving on a cabriole knee is a good example. Based on the ones found in Pennsylvania, ...
- Carvings Cap an Impressive Chest
- Tale of a Tea Table Top
The top of this tea table appears to have a mitered, scalloped frame but is actually a solid piece of carved mahogany. How does period furniture maker Allan Breed ...
- Carve a Decorative Fan
The visual centerpiece of Phil Lowe's Queen Anne lowboy is this carved fan, which decorates the bottom center drawer. This motif was a popular element for this ...
- Man or Machine?
The unique work of Duncan Gowdy shows landscapes in wood that are so complex and consistent that it would be easy to assume they were carved with a CNC router or ...
- Pro Portfolio: Carving toward Home
Duncan Gowdy carves a powerful sense of place into his furniture
- 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