June 24, 2006
Basswood isn't the only species that performs well under the carving knife
May 1, 2006
A plywood base and simple accessories lock down a variety of pieces in perfect position
April 10, 2006
Learn how to use this versatile setup to hold your carving blanks securely
April 3, 2006
A master wood carver shows how to use his favorite gouges and knife for three-dimensional carving
October 25, 2005
Personalize your furniture with just a few simple tools
Create the blanks on a lathe or with a drill press, then chisel in the details
Explore an exhibit of highly ornamented furniture at Colonial Williamsburg
See how to use Jeff Miller's unique minibench for routing and handwork. The elevated bench raises the action to a comfortable height.
September 15, 2005
Primarily an ornamental treatment today, carving on furniture has its origin in purely practical reasons, such as the need to shed water, prevent dust buildup, disguise joints, or provide softer edges.…
November 1, 2004
Three decorative carvings that are easy to do and require few tools
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