Carving Technique

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Tegan Foley  |  Nov 12, 2022  |  0 comments
Starting with a brief history of the carving knife, Iain Whittington goes on to demonstrate the practical use of various knives for a ‘flat plane’ carving depicting a troll perched atop a fence post
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 22, 2022  |  0 comments
Peter Scaife presents an ideal project for those looking to use up leftovers, who may wish to practise or learn a few new woodworking skills
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 02, 2022  |  0 comments
Iain Whittington introduces a fascinating decorative woodcarving technique and applies it to the side of a wooden-bodied plane
Ben Russell  |  Dec 17, 2008  |  0 comments
Learn to carve lettering, and you can make a stylish and individual house or business sign. You can personalize gifts or furniture with carved inscriptions. In fact, lettering can enhance pretty well any woodworking project that you undertake.

You can cut lettering with a router using templates (or freehand, with a bit of practice), but machine-cut lettering is seldom distinctive or particularly elegant. However, the starting point for any…