Decor Project With A Nice Design Some Sharp Tools And A Little Know How You Can Carve A Haida Influenced Panel That Can Become Wall Art
Decor project with a nice design some sharp tools and a little know how you can carve a haida influenced panel that can become wall art is post about Magazine bookmarked by gerald with ID 11787040250 was uploaded on 22-02-2019 and has been viewed 155,357 times.
Carving a Haida-Influenced Panel Photos by Frank Pellow (Lead Photo by Rob Brown); Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5LENGTH/TIME - 2/5COST - 2/5SPECIAL TOOLS -SHARP CARVING TOOLSFor many years I have admired the carvings of the First Nations people on the west coast of Canada and the USA and, in particular, the carvings of the Haida people.
The Haida have a rich history of carving wood, and other materials, into totem poles and other smaller decorative and functional items.Material selectionKnot-free red and yellow cedar, balsa, basswood and knot-free pine are all good woods to carve, though I'm lucky in that a few years ago I purchased four long, thick planks of avodire, which is great for carving.
Avodire is a threatened South American species that should be used with great respect.I used my bandsaw to resaw a 3/8" thick panel.A piece of plywood was glued to the back of this panel to prevent it from warping.
Used this way, my avodire supply will last me the rest of my life.Respect the Materials - To use his valuable stock of avodire respectfully and carefully Pellow resaws pieces for his projects, and glues them to a plywood backer.
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