Carving Tools

R.A. Salaman’s Dictionary of Woodworking Tools devotes 17 pages to chisels -- many that would be familiar to contemporary woodworkers but many others whose long-lost purposes we can only wonder about. The sheer number of chisel varieties is a reflection
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  • Image not availableDowel Plate and Formers

    by Michael Pekovich

    The tool that gets borrowed most often by my co-workers at FWW is not one of my many prized handplanes but my old, beat-up dowel plate. This tool does a great job ...

  • Image not availableString Inlay Tool

    by Mario Rodriguez

    Federal period furniture features delicate, contrasting stringing, a detail that is beautiful in more contemporary work too. But anyone contemplating such projects ...

  • Image not availablePinnacle Spokeshaves

    by Chris Gochnour

    Woodcraft has introduced two new spokeshaves under its Pinnacle brand: a flat-sole model (No. 151) and a curved sole cousin (No. 151-1/2). When I received the shaves ...

  • Tools for CarvingTools for Carving

    by Ian Agrell

    Professional carver Ian Agrell starts with questions when suggesting what tools to buy: What sort of carving do you want to do? What size? What woods? Then he gets ...

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