Mahogany wood working

Mahogany is one of the most popular woods in the country today. There are many various types of mahogany, and much of its reputation comes from how easy it is to work with. What distinguishes mahogany from other woods and makes it a favorite among woodworkers? Consistency Mahogany trees are noted for producing high-quality lumber.…

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While many people appreciate wooden elements in design today, they seem to have lost touch with the source of the material: trees. Many are unaware of the different types of trees that can be used to make excellent millwork material. Here are some of the basics by distinguishing between hardwood and softwood, which are the…

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relief carving in wood

Are you looking to try a new woodworking project? Relief carving can be a fun and rewarding hobby to pick up. In this craft, the subject pops out of a flat wooden panel and is created with specific techniques and tools. Before you get started, here’s what you should know about relief carving: Relief carving…

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While chisels and wood carving tools are designed with the same principle in mind, there are some differences between classic woodworking chisels and ones used on other carving projects. Here are the types of carving tools you should know before starting your project. Wood carving tools can be divided into two categories: flat chisels and…

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An image of wood carving tools on a table.

When it comes to wood carving, similar to many other crafts, it’s important to properly care for your collection of tools. The way you care for them has a significant impact on how long they last and how well they perform when using them for your wood carving projects. At Ramelson, we are a leading…

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Wood carving is a great hobby for those who enjoy working with their hands and that have great attention to detail. It is an art that takes some practice and getting used to, but nonetheless, it can be fun to simply give it a go, carve away, and create something. Patience is key when you…

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Wood carving is a wonderful hobby and craft to get into. It offers more than just a means of livelihood or a way to pass the time; it can be incredibly relaxing and rewarding, too. Wood carving is something that just about anyone can get into, all you need to do is have the right…

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