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How to Sharpen a Power Grip Carving Tool

So you want to know how to sharpen a power grip carving tool? This invention relates to a power-operated wood carving tool. It is especially intended for use in carving ornamental designs on the hand gripping portions of gun stocks to make them more attractive and also provide better means for hand gripping. There are […]

Rikon 70-150VSR Midi Lathe Review

Most people think that spinning of wood is just for small pieces like the ones we see in our home furniture and toys for the young ones together with decorative pieces, not knowing that some buildings actually use wood turned on lathes. The lathe itself is an ancient tool dating to around 1300 BC in […]

Jet Lathe Model 1221VS Review

As you get used to turning, you will see some features that will also improve the quality of the work you come up with. Manufacturers have knocked themselves out and produced some of the best wood lathes in history. Jet is one of those manufactures leading the pack. The JWL-1221VS comes from the 1221 series […]

Laguna Revo 1524 lathe 110V Review

Most people think that spinning of wood is just for small pieces like the ones we see in our home furniture and toys for the young ones together with decorative elements, not knowing that some buildings use wood turned on lathes. The lathe itself is an ancient tool dating to around 1300 BC in Ancient […]

Proxxon Micro Woodturning Lathe Model DB 250

When you practice a certain trade for a considerable amount of time it has its own way of getting to the back of your mind especially when you like your craftwork, more often than not you will find yourself thinking about work when you are bored or just idle with nothing to do. Turning does […]

Mikisyo Power Grip Carving Tools Five Piece Set (Basic)

This product is used for chiselling wood. It comes as a set of 5 knives that include a V tool, skew chisel and three gouges. This is the normal number of knives you can get in a set; however, many other sets come with between 7-12 knives. That is why I would not say that […]

REXBETI 10pc Premium Wood Chisel Set

Here we have a 6-piece premium wood chisel set that seems to get the job done well. It comes with a blow-moulded case that has a space for every knife meaning storage is a simple task. It comes with every knife you would need as a beginner to wood chiselling. The versatility the product offers […]

Where to Buy Wood Carving Tools

Some of the woodcarving tools There are many types of wood carving tools like Wood Carving Tools Set, Hook Carving Knife, Detail Wood Knife, Whittling Knife, Oblique Knife,  Alikeke Professional 12 Piece Wood Carving Chisel Set 8″ Sharp Hand Woodworking DIY Tools Knife… Wood Carving Tools Set, TEOYALL Carving Hook Knife, Sloyd Whittling Knife and […]

Rikon Mini Lathe Model 70-100 Review

Getting just the right equipment for the job has never been easy generally, for whichever job, spinning cannot be an exception. It’s not easy to come across a robust lathe with all the necessary features for a reasonable price. Even when you find the one that seems just right, you need to check a couple […]

How to Start Wood Carving

Wondering how to start wood carving? Wood carving is a fun, accessible, and creative craft that doesn’t require a fancy studio or a lot of equipment. All you need is a piece of wood and something sharp to carve it with. It may be a regular carving knife or a chip carving knife. Of course, […]