Bleaching Wood

While staining wood is a common practice there are times when bleaching or lightening the wood is what is desired. …

September 3, 2021

Furniture Refinishing Tips

Please read before refinishing furniture! Stripping the old, scratched up, stained finish off of furniture and bringing it back to…

July 31, 2021

Preparing wood for wood carving

Wood carving is suitable for many different types of blanks and many types of wood. Although you can carve from…

June 10, 2021

Geometric carving

There is probably no need to tell in detail about the techniques and methods of geometric (or, as it is…

May 12, 2021

Carving Q&A

Q: “I was told not to purchase woodcarving tools as a set, instead purchase them individually ….. what is the reason for…

April 7, 2021

Top 30 Tips for Ideas & Patterns

Look at real subjects rather than other artwork for carving ideas. Google/Images can give you thousands of carving ideas for…

April 7, 2021

Wood Turning

Wood turning involves turning pieces of wood on a lathe or a similar object whilst carving them with blades to…

April 6, 2021

Wood Burning

Wood burning is also known as pyrography and involves the controlled use of heated implements on wooden surfaces to create…

April 6, 2021