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How to Measure with Carving Tools

September 15th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Measure with Carving Tools

There can be a lot of drawing involved in the carving process, as some guidelines are needed to set you off on the right track. When copying old work or designing new, the most efficient designs to carve will be ones where the shapes of the carved elements correspond to tools that you have. In this sequence of a draw front carving, the shapes created will be made with one cut of the appropriate tool. Here the central flower has been laid out. From a full size photo of the original work, I determined that an 8-30 was used to [...]

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