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Woodworker’s Visual Guide to Carving

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Now you can build your carving skills the visual way by following along as some of America’s best experts demonstrate every step you’ll need to master.
In this special Woodworker’s Visual Guide to Carving, you’ll learn the secrets of leading carvers including Peter Follansbee, Charles Bender, Mary May, Roger Sandstrom and Wallace Gusler. They’ve all spent years perfecting their skills and now they’re ready to share their knowledge with you through the seven great resources here. And to round out the package, we’re including one of Two Cherries most popular carving chisels.
If you’ve ever thought about trying carving, or you just want to perfect the carving skills you already have, these products will help you reach your goal.

Carving a Shell and Acanthus Leaf Design DVD with Mary May

Carving a Shell and Acanthus Leaf Design DVD with Mary May
DVD

Learn how to carve this beautiful design, which you’ll often see atop period mirrors. Mary shows you how to draw and create each part of the carving, plus for those new to the hobby, she explains how to sharpen, hold and use the two major gouges required to make this piece. Bonus: This video comes with a free webinar in which Mary explains how to get started in carving and how to draw inspiration for designs from nature.


RETAIL: $24.99

17th Century New England Carving: Carving the S-Scroll

17th Century New England Carving: Carving the S-Scroll
DVD

Here’s your chance to learn to carve a classic S-Scroll by watching Peter Follansbee, the joiner who demonstrates 17th century techniques at Plimoth Plantation. Peter explains how to lay out the form using compass, awl and square, as our ancestors did. Then, he breaks down the carving into a series of easy-to-digest steps. Once you’ve mastered the basics, he’ll demonstrate ways to use the S-Scroll in a variety of applications. This video is a follow-up to the basic techniques video Peter previously did and it is an excellent primer on making one of the essential decorative elements used in 17th Century furniture.


RETAIL: $25.00

Cabriole Legs Simplified with Charles Bender DVD

Cabriole Legs Simplified with Charles Bender Digital Download
Digital Download

It’s not difficult to make an elegant cabriole leg, if you have an expert guiding you through the steps. In this video, professional furnituremaker Charles Bender takes you through every part of the process, from laying out and cutting the basic profile, to shaping and carving the final form. You’ll learn his secrets for creating perfectly proportioned designs, along with how to save time and effort by combining power and hand tools.


RETAIL: $24.99

Carve a Ball & Claw Foot Digital Download

Carve a Ball & Claw Foot Digital Download
Download

The ball & claw foot is considered the ultimate on traditional chairs and in this video Charles Bender shows you exactly how to make it using his straightforward techniques. Watch as he demonstrates how to develop an attractive ball & claw using a few basic carving tools. And learn his tips for using horizon lines to create a foot that is perfectly symmetrical.


RETAIL: $24.99

A Trio of Trifeds download

A Trio of Trifeds download
Download

If you’re looking for a chair leg treatment that’s slightly simpler than a ball & claw foot, here’s your answer. In this extra article, Charles Bender explains how to carve three variations of trifed (3-toed) feet. You’ll learn to make a simple trifed, a webbed trifed and for something a bit more special, a cuffed trifed. To save you time, Charles also details the tools you’ll need to make these pieces.


The Woodwright's Shop, Season 3, Episode 8 - Furniture Carving

The Woodwright's Shop, Season 3, Episode 8 - Furniture Carving
Digital Download

Watch as Wallace Gusler from Colonial Williamsburg explains the tools, techniques and advanced styles of furniture carving that were common in the 18th Century. You’ll see how he sharpens his tools and then view some of the basic techniques of carving fine leaf profiles in a mahogany table apron.


RETAIL: $4.99

The Woodwright's Shop, Season 6, Episode 2 - That Old Spoon Carver

The Woodwright's Shop, Season 6, Episode 2 - That Old Spoon Carver
Digital Download

Are you interested in carving treenware spoons? Then you’ll enjoy this episode in which Roy Underhill hosts rustic carver Roger Sandstrom. Roger shows how to make a classic rustic spoons using nothing but an ax, curved gouge and mallet.


RETAIL: $4.99

Two Cherries Straight V-Chisel 39/06Mm

Two Cherries Straight V-Chisel 39/06Mm
Woodworking Tools

Produced by Two Cherries in Germany, this chisel is strong, light and well-balanced, making it easy to control during all your cuts. It features high-quality steel, heat-treated to Rockwell 61° so it will stay sharp longer, and an octagonal handle that keeps the tool from rolling off your bench..


RETAIL: $58.25
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