Creating Art with Wood

Carving with Hand Tools

Many wood carvers prefer old-fashioned methods when they work with wood. They generally consider wood carving more of a hobby than a way to create income. They are interested in using hand tools to create what they see in the wood. Slow and careful is their method of carving because...

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Creating Art with Wood

Flat Woodcut Art

Many types of art using wood are actually sculptures, but woodcuts are a slightly different form of art. The artist does not create a piece that is viewed from all directions, and they simply focus on bringing out a picture on one face of the wood. A woodcut will always...

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Creating Art with Wood

Whittling Away the Hours

There are people who have difficulty staying still for long periods of time, and they are usually good at finding something to do. Some of them are the types who enjoy cleaning and organizing things, and they are often welcome in many places. There are people who believe that is...

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Creating Art with Wood

Chain Saw Carving

The latest popular form of carving wood is using a chain saw. Begun around 1950, it has been quietly gaining followers over the last few decades. This form of carving has developed into an art for people that like to use giant chunks of wood or tree trunks for their...

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Creating Art with Wood

Learning the Art of Wood Carving

While it has been a favorite hobby for centuries, wood carving has finally become a recognized art in the modern world. The sophisticated use of power tools and education has turned it from something to do to pass the time into a world of its own. There are still plenty...

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