Carving Project Give Anybody A Knife And A Piece Of Wood And Their Natural Instinct Is To Start Making Notches The Art Of Chip Carving Is A Natural Progression Of This Tendency And Has Been Used By Most Cultures To Decorate Everyday Objects Effectively With A Few Simple Tools
Carving project give anybody a knife and a piece of wood and their natural instinct is to start making notches the art of chip carving is a natural progression of this tendency and has been used by most cultures to decorate everyday objects effectively with a few simple tools is article about Magazine bookmarked by terrence with ID 14142581157 was uploaded on 22-04-2019 and has been viewed 163,321 times.
Key Holder Illustrations by James Provost Photo enlarge pattern to 220%Illustrations continue at end of article This carving project is a practical and fun little piece that will appeal to the beginner woodcarver.
The technique is fairly simple, consisting of mostly straight cuts with some simple curves.I recommend that you use a soft wood such as pine or basswood for this project as they are best suited for chip carving.
Pattern TransferFor this project you will need a piece of softwood ⅝" x 5" x 10".If your stock is ¾" thick, thickness plane or hand plane it down to ⅝".To transfer the pattern to your stock you will need a clothes iron.
• Photocopy the pattern.• Place it face down on the wood.• Heat the backside of the pattern with the clothes iron.The heat will cause the carbon powder from the photocopy to adhere to the wood.Iron pattern onto work piece Pattern transferred to work piece Prepare the BoardThis is a single-board project.
As such there is no heavy construction involved.• Using a band saw, scroll saw or a simple jig saw, cut out the shape of the key holder.• Sand the edges smooth.A block of scrap wood with a piece of sanding...