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How To Shuck An Oyster

December 27, 2015

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Grace USA Gunsmithing Kit

December 20, 2015

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Repost: Making Custom Colors

December 13, 2015

It can be difficult to find the perfect dye or stain color for your project. Instead of searching the stores or settling for something other than what you envisioned, you can create the exact color you want. In the Spring 2011 issue of Woodcarving Illustrated, Robert Triplett and Technical Editor…

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Repost: Motivated to Create: The Importance of Painting

December 13, 2015

With distinctive down-home features, peculiarities of figure, and deliberately exaggerated faces, carvings by Phil and Vicki Bishop are designed to evoke smiles and keep us from taking life too seriously. In the Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2012 (Issue 58), the pair share their story and inspirations. Although Phil and Vicki, a…

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Repost: 7 Things You Need To Know About Bushcraft

December 13, 2015

1. The Blade he Cutting blade, the most important tool to the Bushcrafter. It is as important as the sword is to a warrior or teeth and claws are to the Lion. A good Bushcraft blade is sturdy and light and is made from the highest quality materials with the…

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Repost: Extreme Pumpkin Carving

December 5, 2015

This October, showcase your carving skills with something special for Halloween. Editor’s Note: Carving pumpkins is a tradition for many people celebrating Halloween. In their new book, Extreme Pumpkin Carving, Vic Hood and Jack A. Williams show and tell how to use readily available knives as well as woodcarving tools…

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Woodcarving: Introduction to woodcarving, “Where I Started”

December 5, 2015

This is a short video to tell where I started, some of the questions I had, and how I ended up with the tools I did. I had several issues when I started trying to get into woodcarving. I was not sure which tools to get, which manufacturer to use,…

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Gunstock Checkering – How it’s done

December 5, 2015

Gunstock checkering is a craft that very few have truly mastered. Countless hours of labor and buckets of sweat and tears go into perfecting each and every gunstock that comes into Kurt’s Custom Carving and Checkering shop. TiborasaurusRex takes you to meet the one of the few of these fulltime…

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Wood Carving Tools Explained (Gouges)

December 5, 2015

Explaining what a woodcarving gouge is and what it does.

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Repost: Top Ten Underrated Uses for Carving Tools

December 5, 2015

Tongue-in-cheek take on common carving tools and materials. #1 CA glue: To glue your thumb to the piece of wood you are trying to replace back to the carving. Also serves to glue cut skin back together and glue your thumb to the cut. #2 Bandaids: To cover the CA…

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